Illinois State Police responded to a single vehicle motorcycle accident in Fayette County Tuesday afternoon.
51 year old Ronald A. Marks of Mulberry Grove was eastbound on Illinois Rt. 40 near the Hurricane Creek Bridge. According to police, Marks left his lane to the left, crossed the westbound lane and entered the grass ditch on the north side of the roadway. The vehicle then traveled over 250 feet before coming to a stop on the edge of a cornfield just north of Route 140.
Marks was taken from the scene to St. Louis University Hospital.