Motor scooter strikes truck on U.S. 50

July 28, 2008

A motor scooter struck a pickup truck, sending the motor scooter driver to the hospital, according to Sedalia Police Department reports.

Mark B. Fox, 34, of 2211 W. Fifth St., was stopped in the eastbound inside lane of West Broadway Boulevard, waiting on an ambulance that was turning off of Industrial Road onto West Broadway Boulevard. Homer Triplett Jr., 69, of Florence, struck the back end of Fox’s truck, reports stated.

The accident happened at 5:20 p.m. Friday.

Triplett was taken by helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia, reports stated. Triplett was listed in fair condition Monday morning, according to a hospital spokeswoman.