Ekland man seriously injured in bike wreck

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Motorcycle hits deer on Hwy. 90 Tuesday morning

An Ekland man was injured in a wreck on Tuesday at 4:45 a.m. on Highway 90, two miles west of Washburn.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Don Bickford, 57, of Ekland, was driving a 2002 Kawasaki Voyager XII eastbound when his motorcycle struck a deer in the roadway.

Bickford suffered serious injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

He was wearing a safety device, and damage to the motorcycle was extensive.

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