WINFIELD, MO (LINCOLN COUNTY) – A woman from Winfield was seriously hurt during a rollover motorcycle accident in Lincoln County yesterday afternoon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident happened west of Winfield on Birkhead Road, near Highway EE, at 2:47 p.m., when a 2009 Harley-Davidson Softtail motorcycle, driven by 59-year-old Winfield man Donald E. Robinson, began to slide down a hill.
Robinson braked, causing the vehicle to slip on loose gravel and overturn.
A passenger Debra E. Kortmeyer, also of Winfield, was ejected from the bike. She was taken to the hospital in Lake St. Louis with severe injuries.
Neither of the occupants was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
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