Festus, Missouri man is seriously injured after being struck by another vehicle while riding his motorcycle.
On August 6, 2011 at approximately 4:35 p.m., 54 year old David Campfield of Festus, Missouri was operating a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling northbound on US-67, .25 miles north of MO Route 110. At that said time and place, 16 year old Devin Brunk of Edgerton, Kansas was operating a 2007 Toyota Avalon also traveling northbound on US-67.
Brunk then attempted to execute a lane change to the left. The front left side of Brunk’s vehicle struck the right side of Campfield’s motorcycle. Campfield was then forced off the left side of the roadway where he struck a road sign and was ejected from his motorcycle.
Campfield, motorcyclist, was transported from the scene of the crash by Survival Flight Helicopter to St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, Creve Coeur, with serious injuries. The at-fault driver, Brunk, was not injured in the crash. Both individuals involved in the crash were wearing their safety devices.
Campfield’s motorcycle received extensive damage in the crash and was towed from the scene by Pippins Towing. The at-fault vehicle received only moderate damage and was also towed from the scene of the crash by Pippins Towing. Both drivers possess automotive insurance for their vehicles.
This crash was investigated by Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper A. Huskey of Troop C.
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