Motorcycle driver critically hurt after crash on Leesburg Road

The Allen County Sheriff's Department investigates a motorcycle crash on Leesburg Road near Beineke Road on May 31, 2017.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A motorcycle driver was critically injured after crashing his bike on Leesburg Road, according to the Allen County Sheriff’s Department.

The crash happened near Beineke Road around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Investigators said the motorcycle went off the road for an unknown reason and crashed near in the front yard of a home.

The person was taken to a hospital in serious condition, but was downgraded to critical condition at the hospital.

It’s unclear if the person was wearing a helmet.

No other details about the crash were immediately available.

Leesburg Road was closed for several hours while police investigated.