Washington County Motorcycle Wreck

(Washington County, MO) A man from Park Hills, 39 year old Howard W. Williams, is suffering serious injuries after he was hurt in a motorcycle wreck in Washington County just before 10:30 Saturday night. According to Highway Patrol reports Williams was headed west on Route U, east of Jayhawk Road, when he crossed over the center line to avoid a deer and the motorcycle started to skid. It ran off the left side of the road, smashed into the ground, and rolled over. Williams was not wearing a safety device at the time of the accident. He was taken to Mercy Hospital South at St. Louis.