Sat. Jun 10th, 2023
A motorcycle striking a turtle in the roadway is being blamed for a motorcycle accident which injured an Osage Beach man.
The highway patrol says it happened late Monday morning on Route-U at Route-double-E in Miller County.
After hitting the turtle, the motorcycle then traveled off the roadway and struck a sign eject the operator identified as John Saffell.
Saffell was not wearing a helmet and suffered moderate injuries.
He was treated at Lake Regional.