Motorcyclist seriously hurt in Mattituck crash

A 33-year-old Farmingville man was seriously injured when police said he lost control of his motorcycle in Mattituck Sunday and struck a pole.

The accident occurred just before 6 p.m. near the intersection of Route 25 and Love Lane, Southold Town police said.

Police said Michael D. Lourine was riding a 2006 Kawasaki motorcycle when he "failed to negotiate a curve," struck a curb -- and was ejected. Lourine then struck his head on a utility pole, police said.


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Police said Lourine was transported by the Mattituck Fire Department to Peconic Bay Medical Center with serious injuries. The investigation into the cause of the crash is continuing, police said.

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