A 58-year-old Dover man was taken to a local hospital and listed in critical condition after crashing his motorcycle on Central Church Road Feb. 17.


A 58-year-old Dover man was taken to a local hospital and listed in critical condition after crashing his motorcycle on Central Church Road Feb. 17.

According to state pollice, Lawrence W. Phinney was traveling eastbound in the 400 block of Central Church Road, north of Dover, at around 4:55 p.m., when he was skidded off the roadway in a turn.

Phinney was immediately ejected from his motorcycle and suffered unspecified injuries. He was transported to BayHealth Kent General Hospital..
 
Police said Phinney is believed to have been wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and alcohol does not appear to be a contributing factor in the accident.
 
 Central Church Road was close for approximately two hours while the crash was investigated.