Two Run For The Wall riders injured in Missouri

By Land Line staff | 5/23/2013

This week, The Run for the Wall is making its annual motorcycle ride from California to The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Arlington, VA. On Monday, May 20, a group of 600 bikers roared past the OOIDA headquarters in Grain Valley, MO, as employees stood near I-70 and watched and waved American flags.

Land Line learned Thursday that two of those motorcyclists were injured – one of them seriously – not too long after they rode past OOIDA headquarters on Monday, eastbound.

The Missouri highway patrol reported that an eastbound car on I-70 near Boonville swerved into the passing lane, causing four bikes to rear-end it. According to “Land Line Now,” the two riders who were injured were ejected from their bikes. All of the riders were wearing helmets.

RFTW recognizes the sacrifices and contributions made by all veterans who have served our nation. Veterans of recent conflicts and those currently on active duty ride for those who cannot.

The pack is destined for Washington, DC, where they plan to participate in several Memorial Day events, including the Rolling Thunder Parade scheduled for 2 p.m. on Monday, May 27.

“Land Line Now” News Anchor Reed Black contributed to this report.

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