As the car was attempting to make a right turn into a private drive, King attempted to pass the car on the right and the dirt bike collided with the car, the MSHP report states.

A 17-year-old from Camdenton suffered serious injuries in a motor vehicle collision Monday evening and was airlifted to treatment. 

James J. King was transported by Staff for Life to University Hospital in Columbia after the dirt bike motorcycle he was driving struck a car on Merlin Drive near Camelot Drive in Camden County around 5:45 p.m. July 17.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, King was driving a 1983 Kawasaki KX60 south on Merlin behind a 2002 Lincoln Town Car being driven by Rachel Harris, 16, of Roach. As the car was attempting to make a right turn into a private drive, King attempted to pass the car on the right and the dirt bike collided with the car.

Harris was not injured.

The crash report indicated Harris and King were both utilizing safety devices.

Both vehicles were described as having minor damage.