Emergency crews spent part of their Friday night investigating a motorcycle crash in Cape Girardeau County.
The wreck happened around 7:45 p.m. Friday evening at the intersection of Highways A and 25.
Troopers say John H. Ferguson, 78, of Cape Girardeau was turning a 2006 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle from Highway 74 onto southbound Highway 25, ran off the road and overturned.
Sheriff's deputies says when they arrived they found the motorcycle rider lying in the middle of the road and the motorcycle was just off to the side in a ditch.
Ferguson received moderate injuries and was taken by EMS crews to a Cape Girardeau hospital for treatment.
He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, according to the patrol.