Motorcyclist injured in crash on Rock Quarry Road

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 | 5:09 p.m. CDT; updated 9:21 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Bruce Hendrens and Doug Perry of Doug Perry Towing remove a motorcycle from the grass after it collided with a car Tuesday afternoon off of Rock Quarry Road.

*A previous version of this story misidentified the source of this statement.

COLUMBIA — A man was hospitalized after colliding with a car on his motorcycle on Rock Quarry Road early Tuesday afternoon.

The man on the motorcycle was driving southbound, trying to pass another car after crossingthe double yellow line on Rock Quarry Road at about 12:30 p.m. He rounded a corner and crashed into an oncoming vehicle. He was taken to University Hospital to be treated for injuries. The man driving the Honda was not injured.


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According to a Columbia Police officer at the scene, the driver of the car was wearing his seatbelt and his airbag deployed.* It is unclear whether the driver of the motorcycle was speeding.



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Jessie Haden September 8, 2009 | 6:56 p.m.

I do not know if the driver of the vehicle was wearing a seat belt, and I also do not know if the airbag deployed, and I did not indicate that I knew that information.


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