Motorcycle-Semi Accident In Fayette County


A Vandalia man was injured in an accident Sunday on Rt. 140 in Fayette County.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 29 year old Adam R. Bowling of Vandalia was traveling west on Rt. 140 in a truck when he became distracted and traveled into the eastbound lane. Bowling reportedly attempted to stop, but struck a motorcycle driven by 31 year old Blake J. Wehrle, of Vandalia.

Wehrle’s motorcycle was forced into an embankment and went airborne, landing about 35 feet from the embankment.

Wehrle was taken by ambulance to Fayette County Hospital.

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