A northwest Florida man is in serious condition after crashing his motorcycle early Sunday morning.
23-year-old Patrick McElhinney of Niceville was travelling northbound on Bluewater Boulevard in Okaloosa County just before 6 a.m. Sunday.
Authorities say his motorcycle hit the curb, eventually jumping the curb and colliding with a tree.
MceElhinney was thrown from the motorcycle but investigators say he was wearing a helmet.
He was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola.
Authorities say alcohol was not a factor in the crash.