22-year-old man in critical condition after motorcycle crash in Herriman

Posted at 1:59 PM, Jun 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-04 16:44:34-04

HERRIMAN, Utah — A 22-year-old man was airlifted to a nearby hospital after suffering critical injuries in a motorcycle crash, Saturday afternoon.

Unified police responded to the accident just before 1 p.m. at 8500 West and Herriman Highway. The rider left the roadway for an unknown reason and hit a fence, said Lt. Lex Bell, spokesman for Unified police.

Although the man was wearing a helmet, Bell said, he sustained lacerations on his head and was flown to an area hospital.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.