Woman suffers serious injuries in motorcycle crash

A woman was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon.

A Centertown, Missouri, woman suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle crash in Callaway County Sunday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 34-year-old Heather Slusser was traveling eastbound on Highway 54 about two miles west of Center Street when she lost control of the motorcycle.

"The crash occurred as the motorcycle ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected and then came back to the shoulder of the road, overcorrected again and ran off into the ditch...and the driver of the motorcycle was ejected from the motorcycle," Trooper Nicholas Borgmeyer of the Highway Patrol told KRCG 13.

Borgmeyer said Slusser was wearing a helmet.

Slusser was taken by ambulance to University Hospital.