Contact: Contact: Battalion Chief James L. Weaver
573-441-6608 - Columbia Fire Department Media Line
573-874-7503 Office (M-F, 8-5)
For Immediate Release:
Motorcycle Leaves Roadway at West Broadway and Wales
On 03/14/2013, members of the Columbia Fire Department were dispatched, at 14:59 pm, to a reported motorcycle accident near 4215 Wales Dr. When crews arrived on the scene they found bystanders performing CPR on a downed motorcycle rider and a red motorcycle off the roadway several feet away.
The rider, a male in his late 30's, was transported with fire department assistance to University Hospital as a Trauma Alert (life threatening injuries). There were no other vehicles involved or any other injuries associated with this incident.