ARNOLD, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – A St. Louis man was seriously hurt as a result of a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in Jefferson County early this morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at the intersection of Jeffco Boulevard (US-61) and Telegraph Road (MO-231) at 1:25 a.m. when the 28-year-old driver of a 2003 Honda CBR900 ran off the side of the highway.
The motorcycle then collided with the median, before rolling over an unspecified number of times and ejecting the driver, St. Louis man Levi A. Barnhart.
The motorcycle, without its driver, continued to slide until it collided with a pole and a tree.
Barnhart was taken to Barnes Jewish Hospital with serious injuries and was wearing a helmet when the crash happened.
The motorcycle was totaled in the accident.
No other injuries were reported in the collision.
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