FLORA, IL-(Effingham Radio)- One person received multiple citations following a motorcycle accident that occurred in Flora on Saturday.
According to a report from the Illinois State Police, the accident occurred at 7:45pm on East Railroad Street approximately 200 feet west of South Mill Street.
The report states that a motorcycle driven by 51 year old, Timmy J Sowers, of Louisville was traveling westbound on East Railroad Street.
Sowers was attempting to street race with another motorcycle when he drove onto the grass south of the roadway.
Sowers then continued west and tried to reenter the roadway, losing control of the motorcycle.
Sowers was thrown off the motorcycle and landed in the grass while the motorcycle skidded back onto the roadway.
Sowers was taken to Clay County Hospital for treatment.
He was cited for street racing, reckless driving, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and driving on the wrong side of the roadway.