JOPLIN, Mo. — A motorcycle and semi-truck collided Wednesday night on a busy Joplin street, sending the driver of the motorcycle to the hospital.

The accident occurred just before 6:00 p.m. in front of the Flying J Truck Stop on East 32nd Street.

Joplin Police say the operator of the motorcycle wasn’t wearing a helmet and was sent to a Joplin hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.

The semi-driver was uninjured.

No other details have been released by the Joplin Police Department at this time.