A 53-year-old man is in critical condition following a motorcycle crash that happened at 4:55 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of S. Fancher Rd.

Witnesses told police the man crashed his motorcycle and sustained a head injury. Another man, who was riding a dirt bike, was not injured, according to a press release by the Mount Pleasant Police Department.

Rescue personnel from the South Shore Fire Department responded to t he scene and brought in Flight for Life to transport the man to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. Law enforcement officials from the Wisconsin State Patrol assisted in the investigation and traffic was shutdown for four hours. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Mt. Pleasant Police Department at 884-0454 option #4.

To make an anonymous tip, call Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330, e-mail through the website www.racine.crimestoppersweb.com, or send a text message to CRIMES (274637) and typing in TIP417 with your text message.

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.