LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Lebanon man was hurt in a motorcycle crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway MM. The incident occurred near Mt. Olivette Church.

Troopers say Mark Bellman, 68,  was thrown from his 1998 Harley Davidson motorcycle while attempting to avoid a school bus in the roadway.

He was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield with moderate injuries.

Trooper Stauffer responded to the crash at 4:08 p.m.

Bellman was wearing a helmet according to the report.