Speeding, drinking and driving alleged factors in Huerfano County motorcycle crash

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LA VETA, Colo (KKTV) - A 62-year-old man is accused of speeding and drunk driving just before crashing his motorcycle in La Veta Saturday.

According to troopers, Louis McGinnis missed a curve in the highway and rolled off the road. His passenger, 61-year-old Shari McGinnis, was thrown from the bike and suffered serious injuries.

Louis McGinnis was arrested at the scene and faces charges of vehicular assault and driving under the influence.

The crash was reported on Huerfano County Road 450 a quarter-mile from South Oak Street.