Holts Summit man in serious condition after motorcycle accident

Holts Summit man in serious condition after motorcycle accident

Posted 5:54 PM 10/18/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

MORGAN COUNTY, Mo.- A Holts Summit man is in serious condition after suffering a motorcycle accident. Oren Barnes, 43, was taken to University Hospital after he drove off the right side of the road, causing his motorcycle to turn over. The accident occurred on Highway 179. Missouri highway patrol says Barnes was wearing a helmet. He is in serious condition.

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