MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Officials say 23-year-old Gage Thomas Erickson of Midway Township is in critical condition after being ejected from a motorcycle Friday evening.

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded at about 6:15 p.m. to a report of a motorcycle accident with injuries near Thompson Hill Road and Ormsby Road in Midway Township.

Investigators say the driver was heading west on Thompson Hill Road when he lost control of the motorcycle and was ejected.

Erickson was treated at the scene by Midway EMS and Mayo Ambulance, before being transferred to a Duluth hospital.

The driver was not wearing a helmet, according to the sheriff’s news release.

His current prognosis is unknown.

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