51-year-old Ronald A. Marks, of Mulberry Grove, IL, was injured Tuesday afternoon on IL-140, just west of Fayette County Road 100E at Hurricane Creek Bridge.
Marks was heading eastbound on IL-140 near Hurricane Creek Bridge when he lost control of his motorcycle, crossed the westbound lane, and drove into a grass ditch on the north side of the road. The motorcycle traveled over 250 feet and came to rest on the edge of a nearby cornfield.
Marks was transported to St. Louis University Hospital for treatment. He is charged with Failure to Reduce speed to avoid an accident.