A Memphis man is facing numerous charges following a motorcycle crash on Route MM Tuesday evening.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 7:30 p.m. on June 13th, a half mile south of the Highway 136 intersection, just south of Memphis.
Russell B Matthew, 34, was southbound on Route MM on a 1993 Suzuki 500 motorcycle when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned. Matthew sustained moderate injuries in the crash. He was transported via patrol car to Scotland County Hospital.
Matthew was ticketed for driving while intoxicated, no valid license, leaving the scene of an accident, child endangerment, failure to wear approved headgear and failure to drive on right half of the roadway.
The Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Memphis Police Department and the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office.