Motorcyclist Falls 47 Feet Off Side Of Highway, Survives

Kansas City, MO (KCTV) — A motorcyclist is recovering after striking a concrete barrier and being thrown off the side of the highway.

Motorcycle Accident. Photo Courtesy: MGN Galleries

Just before 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to 169 Highway and 9 Highway on a serious injury crash involving a motorcycle.

Police say that a black Kawasaki motorcycle was going southbound when the driver apparently lost control.

The vehicle struck the concrete Jersey barrier along the outside lane and the driver was thrown off the side of the elevated highway span.

Police identified the driver as a 31-year-old KCMO man, and he fell about 47 feet and suffered multiple broken bones.

The man is in serious condition.

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