Illinois man crashes motorcycle in Town of Burlington

RACINE CO. (WITI) -- Racine County officials are investigating a motorcycle crash that happened in the Town of Burlington on Sunday evening, AUgust 24th.

The wreck occurred just after 7 p.m. at the intersection of County Highway J and State Highway 11 in the Town of Burlington.  It was initially reported that the motorcycle rider was unconscious but breathing.

Racine Sheriff Deputies determined the operator was the only rider of the motorcycle and that no other vehicles were involved.

The rider, an Illinois man, was transported by rescue to Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington and then transported by Flight for Life to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee.

Officials say the rider of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet.  It is suspected that alcohol and speed were contributing factors in this crash.