Motorcyclist airlifted in Pinehurst

A man was airlifted to a trauma center after crashing his motorcycle on Saturday.

Pinehurst Police say a group of motorcyclists was traveling southbound on Highway 211 near Highway 5 when one of them lost control of his bike. The motorcycle went off the right side of the road, hit the curb, and went into a ditch. 

Motorcyclist airlifted Pinehurst

He was taken to Rassie Wicker Park by ambulance, where a landing zone for UNC Air Care was set up. The man suffered nonlife-threatening injuries.

Officials say it is unclear what caused the man to lose control. No other vehicles were involved.

Responding to the scene were Pinehurst Fire Department, Pinehurst Police Department, Moore County EMS, and UNC Air Care. 

~Article and photos by Sandhills Sentinel Reporter Patrick Priest.

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