Man flown to hospital after motorcycle crash in Cerro Gordo County

(ABC 6 News) – The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office said a motorcyclist was airlifted to MercyOne after a motorcycle crash Saturday in Ventura.

Deputies responded to a single motorcycle crash on Saturday just after 4:30 p.m. near 170th Street and east of Cardinal Ave., when deputies arrived they found the man unconscious and breathing laying in the north ditch.

The sheriff’s office identified the rider as 31-year-old Robert Summer of Belmond, IA. A crash report states Summer was traveling westbound on 170th when the bike and the rider left road, went into the north ditch, and Summer was thrown from the bike.

The sheriff’s office said he was airlifted to MercyOne with unknown injuries.