A Smithton man was injured in a motorcycle accident that occurred Friday afternoon in Pettis County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a westbound 2013 Harley-Davidson, driven by 44-year-old Matthew L. Spencer of Smithton, was on US 50 at Route O at 4:45 p.m., when he lost control of the motorcycle and was ejected. Spencer suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment.

Pettis County Deputies assisted the Patrol at the scene.

Randy Kirby