By Tanica Russell
ST. LOUIS (KSDK)- A motorcyclist is in critical condition after hitting a car that was traveling northbound on Highway 159 near Stonewolf Trail Wednesday evening.
The driver of the motorcycle, Dakota S. Neal, 23 year old from St. Jacob, was treated at the scene and transported by ambulance to St. Louis University Hospital. He has been listed in critical condition. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of a crash, according to a news release.
Neal was traveling northbound on Highway 159. He struck the rear passenger side of a vehicle, which was also traveling northbound. The passenger, a 56 year old female from Caseyville, Ill. was not injured in the accident but was taken to Memorial Hospital.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
The Fairview Heights Police Department investigated a crash at intersection Highway 159 and Stonewolf Trail involving a passenger vehicle and a motorcycle.