A man was charged with DUI and a woman was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Sunday night in DeKalb.
Matthew Bean, 32, of the 300 block of West Sycamore Street, of DeKalb, was charged with DUI, improper lane use, no insurance and failure to reduce speed, according to a press release from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.
Police responded about 9 p.m. to Old State Road east of Larson Road and found the motorcycle, a 2007Harley-Davidson, in a ditch. An investigation revealed Bean had gone off the roadway and lost control of his motorcycle in a ditch, according to the release.
Bean was injured and taken to an area hospital. The passenger, 32, was airlifted to St. Anthony's Hospital in Rockford, the release said. Neither were wearing helmets, officials said.
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