Jackson man injured in accident on I-55

Sunday, September 9, 2012

A Jackson man is in critical condition at a local hospital after his motorcycle was rear-ended on Interstate 55 near Cape Girardeau on Saturday.

The accident occurred just north of the 100 mile marker on southbound I-55.

Around 4 p.m. a Toyota Highlander struck the back of the Yamaha V-Star motorcycle, said Cape Girardeau Police Department crash investigator David Valentine. It is undetermined how the accident happened and it remains under investigation, he said.

The driver of the motorcycle sustained life-threatening injuries while the driver of the Highlander was not injured, Valentine said.

Pertinent address:

Interstate 55, Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Map of pertinent addresses

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