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Motorcyclist injured in Lakemoor crash

Published: Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 7:22 a.m. CDT • Updated: Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 11:18 p.m. CDT

LAKEMOOR – A 27-year-old man injured in a motorcycle crash late Saturday remained in serious condition Sunday at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

McHenry Township Fire Department personnel were called at 11:19 p.m. Saturday to 2880 Bay Meadow Lane, where they found Christopher Welch and his motorcycle lying in the ditch next to the road, according to a news release from the McHenry Township Fire Protection District. Welch, who was not wearing a helmet, was the only one at the scene.

Welch was airlifted by Flight for Life helicopter to Advocate Condell with head and other injuries, the news release said.

The Lakemoor Police Department is investigating the crash.

– Northwest Herald

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