A Blue Springs man was injured in a motorcycle accident that occurred in Johnson County Wednesday evening.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a 2013 Harley Davidson, driven by 57-year-old Lawrence A. Underwood of Blue Springs, was southbound on Route AA at NW 500 Road at 7:51 p.m., when he struck an animal in the roadway and overturned, ejecting the driver.

Underwood suffered serious injuries and was transported by private vehicle to St. Luke's East.

The motorcycle had moderate damage and was towed from the scene.