(Lenox) A man from Salem was seriously injured following a motorcycle accident Thursday night in Dent County.

The Highway Patrol says the accident took place on ‘H’ Highway, about 13 miles west of Salem when a 35-year-old Steven Stagner did not make a curve on his Yamaha V Star.

He ran off the road and was thrown from the bike.

Stagner had to be flown to Mercy St. Louis Hospital with serious injuries.