19-year-old Germantown man seriously injured in motorcycle crash

A 19-year-old Germantown man was critically injured in a single vehicle motorcycle.

The accident that happened on Holy Hill Road, west of County Highway CC in the Town of Erin around 8 p.m. on Monday.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office received a call for an accident with injuries that possibly involved several motorcycles.

Initial investigation reveals that the operator who was seriously injured was traveling eastbound on Holy Hill Road with a group of motorcycles. The victim was the lead motorcycle in the group and failed to negotiate a sharp curve in the roadway and drove into the ditch on the westbound side.

The victim was ejected from the motorcycle. 

The group that he was traveling with, as well as other witnesses, stopped to render aid to the injured driver. Flight for life was called to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital.

The driver was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

According to the Sheriff's Office, speed is believed to be a factor in this crash.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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