A motorcycle rider was seriously injured Wednesday, Sept. 21, in a crash in the Villa Ridge area.

The 6:45 p.m. crash happened on Highway AT near Windsor Lane, the Missouri Highway Patrol reported.

The patrol said Brandon M. Wymer, 22, Pacific, was driving a 2002 Kawasaki motorcycle too fast and lost control on a westbound curve.

The cycle crossed the center line and ran off the left side of the highway, ejecting the driver.

Wymer was taken by Meramec Ambulance to Mercy Hospital Washington for treatment of apparent serious injuries, the patrol said.