Park Hills man ejected, injured in rollover motorcycle accident
Posted on Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
ST. FRANCOIS TOWNSHIP, MO (ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY) – A man was airlifted to the hospital after being ejected from a motorcycle in a collision in St. Francois County Saturday night.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 6:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Pimville Road, near Hawk Hollow Road.
Park Hills man Christopher N. Wiles, 39, was operating a 2009 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy when the motorcycle ran off the side of the road. The bike then flipped over and collided with multiple trees.
Wiles was ejected from the vehicle during the collision and was taken by medical helicopter to Mercy Hospital South for the treatment of moderate injuries. He was reportedly wearing a helmet when the crash occurred.
No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
The motorcycle was totaled in the collision.
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