O'Falllon Motorcyclist Ejected After Collision with Tractor Trailer

Jeffery Peters, 24, of O'Fallon, was seriously injured in a crash on Tuesday evening.

An O'Fallon motorcyclist was seriously injured after colliding with a tractor trailer on Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jeffery Peters, 24, of O'Fallon, was heading west on Highway 370 just one more east of Elm Street at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday. The crash report says Peters was traveling in lane one and attempted to change to lane No. 3. 

A second car, a 2007 Western Star Tractor driven by Rickey T. Owens, 59, of Harvel, Ill., was travelling in lane No. 2. As Peters attempted his lane change, the front of his 2007 Suzuki motorcycle struck the towed unit of Owens.

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Peters was ejected from his motorcycle and was taken by St. Charles Fire to St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles. The crash report classifies his injuries as serious. 

His motorcycle was totaled in the crash. 

Owens was unharmed.

Jim Frain May 23, 2013 at 07:12 PM
Many of us in O'Fallon are praying for a complete recovery for Jeffrey Peters from this serious accident on his motorcycle.


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