At approximately 9:35 pm on April 19 an accident occurred on Richland Road just 7 miles north of Springfield.
The accident happened when one motorcyclist slowed to make a right turn, the second then struck the other driver in the rear and both subjects were ejected from their vehicles.
John Thaemlitz, 43, of Willard, Mo. was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield and then later taken to Cox South Hospital to receive treatment for serious injuries.
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