A man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon in west suburban Naperville.

Authorities were called at 12:17 p.m. about the crash at 248th Avenue and Ashwood Road, according to a statement from Naperville police. A 19-year-old man was driving a 2006 Honda CBR600RR motorcycle northbound on 248th approaching Ashwood when he lost control and the bike struck the east curb.

The driver was then thrown from the motorcycle and hit a light pole, police said. He was taken to Edward Hospital in Naperville with serious injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has further information about it is asked to call the Naperville Police Department’s Traffic Unit at (630) 305-5379 or email parcel@naperville.il.us.