Farmington Teen Seriously Injured in Street Bike Crash

(French Village) A teenager from Farmington was seriously injured after crashing a motorcycle Sunday evening in St. Francois County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident happened at 5862 Brickey Road near French Village when a 16-year-old, riding a Kawasaki Ninja EX 400 ran off the edge of the road and struck a fence.

The teen, whose name will not be released due to his age, was taken to St. Louis Children’s Hospital for treatment of his serious injuries.

He was wearing a helmet.