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Police: Chicago man seriously injured in I-57 motorcycle crash

A Chicago man ran his Harley Davidson into the median ditch of Interstate 57 after blowing out a tire Friday morning, according to the Illinois State Police.

Kerry Drake, 44, was transported to an area hospital following the crash near Wilmington Road outside Peotone.

The back tire blew out and Drake lost control of the 2015 Harley Davidson shortly before 11:30 a.m., police said.

There was no one riding on the back of the bike at the time of the crash, according to police.

Drake was reportedly wearing a helmet.