Accident on Belt Highway sends motorcyclist to hospital

One man is in the hospital with serious injuries after an accident on the Belt Highway Friday evening.

Posted: Aug. 10, 2018 6:21 PM

(St.Joseph,MO) One man is in the hospital with serious injuries after an accident on the Belt Highway Friday evening.

At around 5:32pm St. Joseph police responded to a collision between a car and a motorcycle. According to officer Robert Paul a motorcycle traveling southbound on the Belt struck a single passenger vehicle turning left into Discount Tires. The cyclist slammed into the side of the vehicle and was thrown over the handlebars. The 50-year-old man driving the motorcycle was taking by ambulance to Mosaic Life Care with serious injuries. The driver of the car was not injured.No citations were administered on scene.

The accident is still under investigation with the St.Joseph Police Department.

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