On August 3rd around 1:19 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Butler Fire Department, Bates County Sheriff's Deputies and Bates County EMS responded to a one vehicle motorcycle accident in the northbound lanes of I-49 near mile marker 128 which is south of Butler.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the northbound 2012 Harley Davidson Motorcycle driven by 40 year old Cramer K. James of San Diego, California struck the lip of the new pavement and lost control. Subject came to rest in the median.
Mr. James sustained serious injuries in this accident and he was transported by ambulance to Research Hospital in Kansas City for treatment.
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