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Man airlifted to hospital after crashing motorcycle in Marengo

MARENGO - A man was airlifted to the hospital Monday after crashing his motorcycle in Marengo.

Around 5:30 p.m., the driver lost control of his motorcycle along Route 23 near Anthony Road and swerved into a ditch, according to the Marengo Fire Protection District. No other vehicles were involved.

Flight for Life was called and he was transported to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.

The man sustained a head injury, but Marengo Fire Protection District officials could not comment further on the nature of his injuries.

-Jim Dallke

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