Man charged with DUI after Jersey County motorcycle accident

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Posted on February 20, 2011 at 8:41 AM

Updated Sunday, Feb 20 at 6:27 PM

(KMOV)-- Two are suffering serious injuries and a driver is charged with a DUI after an accident Saturday night in Jersey County, Illinois.

Daniel Thaxton, 48, lost control of his motorcycle going around a curve on eastbound Rt. 16 in Jerseyville.

Thaxton ran off the roadway and struck a curb before his motorcycle overturned several times. He was thrown from the motorcycle. Thaxton and his passenger Janice Thaxton, 48, did not wear helmets.

Both were taken to Jersey Community Hospital and were then transferred to St. Louis University Hospital. They are still listed in serious condition.

Daniel Thaxton is charged with a DUI, Improper Lane Usage, and Expired Registration.

 

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