Motorcycle Accident Injures One

(MT. VERNON, IL) — A motorcycle accident on Potomac Boulevard on Monday left a driver injured. The driver, Jesse Burger, was southbound in the 200 block of Potomac when he changed lanes to go around a vehicle in the left hand lane. That vehicle proceeded to change lanes at the same time, Burger sped up in attempt to pass, but then was forced to brake suddenly, causing his motorcycle to overcorrect and strike the median of the roadway, throwing Burger from the motorcycle. Burger received minor injuries and was transferred to SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital by ambulance.