Motorcyclist on stolen bike injured in crash near Wilbur Watts School

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BURLINGTON, NJ – Burlington police officers on Tuesday responded to a motorcycle crash at around 3:00 am after the operator, a Georgia man crashed into a fence.

According to police, the operator, a 32-year-old male, of Blackshear, Georgia, and the motorcycle were located at the end of Wall Street.

“He was ejected from the motorcycle as a result of the crash and his head was stuck between two slats of an aluminum gate to the property. As a result, EMS and Fire Department responded to dislodge his head from the gate,” the department said.

Once dislodged, he was transported to Cooper University Medical Center in Camden by the Endeavor Emergency Squad.

Investigating officers issued several motor vehicle violations in regards to the crash, the department said in a release.

Police later said he had not been charged with the theft of the motorcycle, as it appeared that the initial victims were family members, and were unaware of him taking the motorcycle.

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