Jefferson City man seriously injured in motorcycle crash
A 20-year-old Jefferson City man was seriously injured when his motorcycle and an SUV collided on Edgewood Drive Sunday afternoon.
Jefferson City Police say the accident happened just after 1 p.m. when the driver of the SUV, 39-year-old Steven Lochhead Jr., was trying to make a left turn onto West Edgewood from Kwik Kar Wash and Detail.
The SUV and motorcycle, driven by 20-year-old Keith Miller, collided as Lochhead crossed the center turn lane.
Witnesses at the scene reported that Miller was traveling at a very high speed and passing other eastbound traffic prior to the crash.
The driver of the SUV reported no injuries and was wearing a seatbelt.
Miller was taken from the scene by ambulance to a local hospital and then transported to University Hospital.
He was wearing a department of transportation-approved motorcycle helmet.
This crash investigation is ongoing by officers of the Jefferson City Police Department Traffic Section.