A Jacksonville man was critically injured in a motorcycle crash this afternoon near Central Point.

Donald Bouchard, 49, was driving his 1979 Honda motorcycle headed northbound in the 8300 block of Old Stage Road, when he left the road and crashed shortly after 3 p.m., the Jackson County Sheriff's Department said in a news release this afternoon.

The driver left the road for unknown reasons and alcohol was not involved, the department said.

Bouchard sustained potentially life-threatening injuries and was transported to Providence Medford Medical Center, where he remains in critical condition as of this evening.

Mercy Flights and Jackson County Fire District No. 3 assisted the sheriff's department.

An investigation continues.

— Staff reports