Bicyclist Seriously Hurt After Turning into Motorcycle

By KOLR10 News

Published 06/16 2014 09:45AM

Updated 06/16 2014 09:51AM

SPARTA, Mo. -- A teenager from Sparta is recovering in the hospital, after her bicycle turned into the path of a passing motorcycle.

Highway Patrol troopers say Adelaide Virnig, 17, was riding her bike on Route JJ about 5 miles north of Sparta Sunday evening when the accident happened.

The motorcycle, driven by a man from Ozark, was trying to pass Virnig, when she turned the bike into the motorcycle's path.
The motorcycle driver had minor injuries, according to Highway Patrol online reports.

Virnig was taken to a Springfield hospital with serious injuries.

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