Sep 24, 2018

Archived: Sartell Man Airlifted To St. Cloud Hospital After Motorcycle Crash

A man was airlifted to the hospital Saturday after falling during a turn on County Road 48.

Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson says just before 2 p.m. 44-year-old Eric Blumke of Sartell was driving on County Road 48 and made a turn for Highway 55. During the turn, Blumke hit a patch of gravel and went down. A family member that was following him called authorities for help.

Blumke was not wearing a helmet and was taken to St. Cloud Hospital by North Memorial Air. The crash is still under investigation and alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

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