Dirt Biker Critically Injured in Crash Monday
Police say the man struck a curb, which caused him to fall and hit his head on the pavement.
A 24-year-old Joliet man is in critical condition following a Monday night dirt bike accident near Essington and Fiday roads.
Joliet Police Chief Mike Trafton said the driver was on Timberview Drive, heading north toward Fiday, when he struck the curb shortly before 10 p.m. and crashed.
The victim sustained "serious head truama" when he struck the pavement, requiring him to undergo surgery at Provena St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Trafton said. It's not known what caused him to drive into the curb, he said.