A motorcyclist was badly hurt when he crashed his bike in Franklin Township, police said.

Daniel Patterson, 24, of the 200 block of Whiskey Springs Road in Franklin Township, was flown to Hershey Medical Center by medical helicopter, Northern York County Regional Police said.

Patterson was riding a Suzuki motorcycle south on Coffeetown Road about 11:55 p.m. Thursday when he lost control, police said.

The motorcycle went off the road and struck an embankment and large stone, police said.

Patterson, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle, according to police.

He's since been released, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call police at 292-3647 or leave a tip online at nycrpd.org.