SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A man who was thrown from a dirt bike is in serious condition Monday evening.

The man was found on the side of the road in the 5300 block of Indian Trail. Emergency crews were called just before 6:30 p.m. after someone found him.

Investigators believe the 27-year-old was riding the dirt bike and struck a culvert, throwing him from the bike. He was not wearing a helmet.

The man was flown to Sentara Norfolk General hospital by Nightingale with serious injuries. His identity has not yet been released.