A 23-year-old man, of East Jordan, is in critical condition after he lost control of his motorcycle in South Arm Township on Tuesday evening.
Casey Gardner, was heading southbound on M-66 when he ran off the roadway near Lord Rd. According to the Charlevoix County Sheriff's office, Gardner was first transported to Charlevoix Area Hospital and then to McLaren Michigan Hospital for serious injuries.
The police say Gardner was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. They also believe that speed and alcohol are factors in the accident.
The incident remains under investigation.