PETTIS COUNTY, Mo. – A Sedalia rider received minor injuries during a motorcycle crash in Pettis County Tuesday evening.

The Missouri Highway Patrol crash report says Joseph Bascom, 28, was southbound on Route O, south of Griessen Road when he failed to negotiate a curve around 6:10 yesterday. The Honda 600 traveled off the right side of the road and struck a ditch.

Bascom was taken by private vehicle to Bothwell Hospital for treatment.