HANOVER TWP., MI – A 37-year-old Vandercook Lake man was hospitalized early Sunday with life-threatening head injuries after a motorcycle crash on Hanover Road.
The man was heading east before 2:20 a.m. May 7 near Maitland Drive when he lost control of his 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle, according to a statement from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.
The bike hit a guardrail on the north side of the road, it reentered the road and the man was thrown from the motorcycle, the sheriff’s office reported.
He was not wearing a helmet and it appeared he was affected by alcohol, according to the sheriff’s office. Speed also seemed to be a factor in the crash.
The man was taken to Henry Ford Allegiance Health.
An investigation is ongoing.
Somerset Area Ambulance and the Hanover Township fire department also were involved in the rescue.