by: Scott McCaulley

A motorcycle accident on Joe Bald Road near Kimberling City Friday evening injures a man from Springfield.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident happened around 8:15 when a man lost control of his motorcycle around going around a corner too quickly and overturned into a ditch.

The motorcyclist, 50-year-old Jason Rothe, sustained moderate injuries and was taken to Cox Hospital in Branson for treatment.