VIENNA TOWNSHIP, OHIO — A Girard man was seriously injured when he lost control of his motorcycle on state Route 11 Thursday afternoon.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol Warren Post said the crash happened about 3:25 p.m. near milepost 51 on Route 11 in Vienna Township, Trumbull County.

Police said Dennis J. Riggleman, 35 years of age, of Girard, Ohio, was northbound on State Route 11, riding a motorcycle, when off the freshly paved lane of the roadway onto an uneven section of road, lost control, struck a guard rail, and was thrown from the motorcycle.

Riggleman was transported by Vienna Township EMS to St. Elizabeth Hospital Youngstown, where he was being treated Friday for serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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