A De Soto man is in serious condition after a motorcycle crash on Missouri 5 in Cooper County early this morning. [Thursday]
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 56 year old Frank Stogsdill was traveling south and failed to yield to emergency vehicles.
The motorcycle traveled off the right side of the road and struck a field entrance, and overturned, ejecting Stogsdill.
The Highway Patrol reports he was not wearing a Department of Transportation approved helmet that came off during the crash.
He was taken by Staff For Life to University Hospital.