Motorcyle Driver Crashes Bike Saturday Night, Discovered Sunday Morning

By: Chelsey Moran
By: Chelsey Moran

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)--A motorcycle driver is alive after a passerby noticed him Sunday morning after crashing his bike Saturday night.

Shawnee County Sheriff's, Soldier Fire Dept. and AMR responded to the accident around 6:40 a.m. at the Highway 24 and Highway 75 interchange.

The Sheriff's Dept. says the accident happened around 10 p.m. Saturday.

66-year-old Ray Farmer was westbound on Highway 24 and left the roadway near the exit ramp for northbound Highway 75.

Farmer entered the grassy median, struck a cement drainage culvert and went airborne prior to coming to rest.

A passerby discovered the accident and notified the sheriff's office Sunday morning.

Farmer was transported to Stormont-Vail in serious but stable condition.

There were no other passengers or other vehicles involved.


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