Two seriously injured in Pulaski County motorcycle crash
Posted on Friday, August 21st, 2020
CROCKER, MO (PULASKI COUNTY) – Two people were seriously injured in a single-motorcycle accident yesterday afternoon in Pulaski County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at 3:33 p.m. on Highway 17, about two miles north of Crocker, when the 28-year-old driver of a 2009 Yamaha motorcycle failed to safely round a curve.
The motorcycle then ran off the side of the roadway, collided with a highway sign, and rolled over an unspecified number of times before coming to rest in a ditch.
Jesus Hernandez and his passenger, 28-year-old Melody Hernandez were ejected from the bike in the crash.
Both of the victims were taken to a local hospital in Pulaski with serious injuries. They were reportedly wearing their helmets when the accident happened.
No other vehicles were involved in the collision.
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