JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Highway Patrol says two people were injured when a motorcycle crashed while avoiding a car in Johnson County Saturday morning.

The report says the incident occurred where Highway 50 is intersected by County Road Northwest 671, around 9:00 in the morning. An eastbound motorcycle swerved to avoid a vehicle when it merged into the motorcycle’s lane. The bike traveled off Highway and overturned, injuring Chad Tilton, 47, and his wife, Anita Tilton, 46, of Kansas City.

Both were transported to Centerpoint Medical Center with moderate injuries.