BENTON COUNTY, Mo – A crash report released by the Missouri State Highway Patrol details a one-vehicle accident that occurred at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday, August 2, 2016.generic-motorcycle-crash-jpg

The report shows that 24 year-old Joseph Thornton of Warsaw was driving his Harley Davidson westbound on MO-83 in Benton County, west of Route MM, when he traveled off the right side of the roadway. Thornton struck an embankment and suffered moderate injuries following the accident. He was transported to Golden Valley Hospital for treatment.