A 15-year-old Hannibal youth suffered moderate injuries in a motorcycle mishap Thursday morning in Hannibal.

A 15-year-old Hannibal youth suffered moderate injuries in a motorcycle mishap Thursday morning in Hannibal.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident happened at 9 a.m. on private property off of Columbus Trail.

A 2013 Honda motorcycle was being ridden north on a private track by Michael L. Morgan. He was thrown from the vehicle after losing control of it.

Morgan, who was wearing safety equipment, was taken by private vehicle to Hannibal Regional Hospital.