LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – A Fulton rider was flown to University Hospital after crashing his motorcycle in Lafayette County motorcycle crash 3Saturday afternoon, October 10, 2015.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, James Hartinger, 54, was eastbound on Interstate 70 just East of Concordia when he ran off the left side of the roadway and struck the median cables.

Hartinger was seriously injured when he was ejected from his bike and later flown to Columbia for treatment.