BENTON COUNTY, Mo. – A motorcycle rider was seriously injured during a crash in Benton County late Thursday afternoon.

The Missouri Highway Patrol crash report says motorcycle crash 4 Charles Sousley, 62, of Warsaw was northbound on Salley Drive, South of Hughes Road when he ran off the right side of the road around 5:45 yesterday. The Harley Davidson struck two trees, ejecting Sousley, and came to rest in a ditch.

Sousley was flown to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment.