An 85-year-old man driving a three-wheeler motorcycle was injured when he was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by a Sedalia man Friday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 85-year-old Walter R. Purevich of Creighton was the driver of a southbound 2011 Honda Roadsmith on Missouri 7, north of NW 1501 Road in Henry County at 4:30 p.m., when he slowed down to make a turn, and a southbound 2013 Chrysler 200, driven by 21-year-old Preston J. Sinor of Sedalia, struck the Honda in the rear.

The Chrysler traveled off the left side of the road and came to rest.

Purevich was ejected from the motorcycle as it overturned and traveled off the right side of the road.

Purevich suffered serious injuries, and was transported to Research Medical Center by Life Light Eagle.

The Chrysler had moderate damage, while the Honda was totaled.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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