Fair
55°FFairFull Forecast

Man critical after motorcycle crash

Published: Monday, July 15, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

DIXON – A Sterling man was in critical condition Sunday in a Rockford hospital after a Friday night motorcycle accident.

Benjamin A. Spotts, 34, was southbound on Mound Hill Road about a mile north of state Route 2 around 9:30 p.m. when he lost control of his motorcycle, slid about 50 yards and landed in a ditch, State Police said.

He was taken to CGH Medical Center then airlifted to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

National video



Reader Poll

Do you plan to attend a Fourth of July fireworks show this year?
Yes
No
Not sure
No opinion