Bike overturns on interstate injuring driver - - Jackson, MS

Bike overturns on interstate injuring driver

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A motorcyclist was injured after a tire blew out while he was traveling on the interstate Saturday.

According to Trooper Eric Henry, Public Affairs Officer for the Mississippi Highway Patrol, a motorcycle rider was traveling west bound a little after noon Saturday on the I-20 ramp to travel I-55 north at The Stack, when his rear motorcycle tire blew out causing him to loose control and go into the median.

The 2003 maroon Honda VTX motorcycle he was driving overturned. 

The unidentified man was transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

The man is a Newton resident.

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