Motorcyclist critical after crash in Wilmington, Del.

February 6, 2014 2:36:42 PM PST
Police say a man was critically injured when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a pole in Wilmington, Delaware.

The accident happened at 11:32 a.m. on DuPont Road (Del. 100) at Howard Street.

According to investigators, 38-year-old Jesse Streb of Wilmington was travelling south on Dupont Road at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his 2000 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle.

The motorcycle left the roadway and struck a pedestrian signal pole at the northwest corner of the intersection with Howard Street.

Streb was admitted to Christiana Hospital in critical condition with head and internal injuries.