Motorcyclist crashes near Martin, sustains life-threatening injuries
ORANGVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A motorcyclist has injuries that are considered life-threatening after a crash near Martin Saturday.
It happened around 7:30 p.m. on 9 Mile Road near Marsh Road in Orangeville Township.
The motorcyclist, a 28-year-old man from Portage, was driving eastbound when he lost control and went off the roadway, the Barry County Sheriff’s Office said in a release. He was ejected and hit a tree, officials say.
He was unresponsive when first responders arrived. Officials say CPR was performed and he was then air lifted to a local hospital with injuries that are considered life-threatening.
Deputies say the driver was not wearing a helmet and alcohol appears to be a factor.
The crash remains under investigation.