CASS COUNTY, Mo. – A motorcycle rider from Belton was flown to Research Hospital after crashing his bike Saturday afternoon in Cass County.

The Life Flight Eaglecrash report from the Missouri Highway Patrol says James Siewert, 70, was southbound on Highway 7, South of Thunder Road around 2:10 yesterday, when he traveled off the right side of the highway.

Siewert received serious injuries when he was ejected from the Harley Davidson.