MILLER COUNTY, Mo. – A motorcycle rider was injured when he crashed his bike in Miller County this morning.

The Missouri Highway Patrol motorcycle-crash-Jamaica-vermontreport says Thomas Gust, 73, of Eldon was westbound on Highway 52, just East of Outer Road 54, around 9:50 Saturday morning. Gust swerved to avoid another vehicle and was ejected from his motorcycle.

Gust suffered serious injuries in the crash and was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment.