UPDATE:  4 a.m. The driver of the motorcycle, Joseph N. Wilcoxson, 41, of Trenton, was ejected, as well as a passenger, Evalora Hughes, 44, of Kansas City.  Both persons were taken to Centerpoint Hospital with moderate injuries. 

KMZU has received word of a motorcycle accident on I-70 in Lafayette County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has confirmed the accident, saying it happened on eastbound I-70 at the 38.5 mile marker. Authorities are now on scene. There is currently no word on traffic obstructions or extent of injuries at this time.

KMZU will continue to monitor the situation and bring you updates as they are made available.