St. Catharines man fighting for his life after crashing dirt bike

A 44 year old St. Catharines man was airlifted to an out of town hospital yesterday afternoon after a crash in Thorold.

Police and EMS were called to Pine Street South after the victim's Yamaha dirt bike crashed into a car driven by a 21 year old Niagara Falls woman just before 4:30.

Police say the St. Catharines man was thrown from the bike, suffering life threatening injuries.

The driver of the car was not injured.

 Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (905) 688-4111, extension 5500.