Sedalia Man Injured When Motorcycle Strikes Mercedes Benz
A Sedalia man was injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred Sunday morning in Pettis County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that an eastbound 2013 Mercedes Benz, driven by 20-year-old Brett T. Graham of Sedalia (originally Webb City), was at US 50 and Quincy in Sedalia around 2 a.m., when he made a left turn in front of a westbound 2021 Taotao motorcycle, driven by 24-year-old Kyle Strunk of Sedalia.
The motorcycle struck the Mercedes Benz and Strunk was ejected from the motorcycle.
Strunk suffered serious injuries and was flown to University Hospital by Life Flight.
The Mercedes had moderate damage, while the motorcycle was totaled. Both were towed by InMotion.
During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver of the passenger car was intoxicated. Brett Graham was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department, where he provided a breath sample that showed his Blood Alcohol Content to be above 0.08.
Graham was then transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24-hour hold pending the filing of charges of Driving While Intoxicated (With Serious Physical Injury).
The events and circumstances involved in the crash are still in the early stages of investigation. Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact the Sedalia Police Department's Traffic unit at (660) 826-8100.