Motorcycle Accident Leaves May With Serious Injuries
A Laclede resident has serious injuries in a motorcycle accident Friday morning in Chariton County. State Troopers report 64-year-old Franklin W Pope was flown to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries. The accident happened on Missouri Highway 5, 6 miles north of Salisbury. The report states Pope lost control in a curve, ran off the road, and his bike overturned. He was not wearing a helmet.