MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man is hospitalized with serious injuries after a motorcycle crash in central Minnesota early Saturday.

According to the Stearn’s County Sheriff’s Office, 22-year-old Joshua Paul Schmitt was traveling westbound on Norway Road in Avon, Minnesota, when he missed the curve and drove straight off the roadway. He fell off the motorcycle and hit a road sign.

Officers responded to the scene at 12:42 a.m. Saturday. Schmitt was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital with serious injuries.