Four people were injured in area crashes over the weekend.

One man was seriously injured after being ejected off his motorcycle Saturday at 11:55 a.m. in Washington County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Timothy Waggoner, 48, of De Soto, was riding his 2006 Honda Rebel south on Highway 21 just south of Route M when he failed to negotiate a curve to the left.

His rear tire lost traction and slid onto its side, ejecting Waggoner off his bike. Waggoner was wearing safety gear at the time of the crash and was airlifted by Air Evac to Barnes Jewish Hospital with serious injuries.

A teen was moderately injured after he rolled his vehicle on U.S. 67 Saturday morning at 8:04 a.m. in St. Francois County.

According to the Patrol report, Isaiah Pierce, 16, of De Soto, was driving his 2007 Chevrolet HHR southbound on U.S. 67 when he went off the right side of the road, overcorrected, returned to the road, then skidded off the left side of the road, struck the median cable and overturned.

Pierce was wearing his seat belt and was taken to Mercy Hospital Jefferson by St. Francis County Ambulance with moderate injuries.

On Friday afternoon at 3:10 p.m. a young boy and a woman were injured in a one-car crash off Route T in St. Francois County.

According to the Patrol report, Meagan Byington, 23, of Desloge, was driving her 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier eastbound on Route T west of Martin Road when she failed to negotiate a curve to the right.

Byington went off the left side of the roadway, struck a tree and overturned. She was not wearing a seat belt and was taken to Parkland Health Center Farmington by St. Francois County Ambulance with moderate injuries.

Her passenger, Jude Batten, 4, of Desloge, was in a safety seat and was taken to Parkland Health Center Farmington with only minor injuries.

Renee Bronaugh is a reporter for the Daily Journal and can be reached at 573-518-3617 or rbronaugh@dailyjournalonline.com

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