UPDATED: 10:05 p.m. - DENHAM SPRINGS — A motorcycle rider is in critical condition after he crashed his bike near Southpoint Drive and La. 16 in Denham Springs on Thursday night, State Police spokesman Trooper Russell Graham said.

The rider was airlifted via helicopter to a Baton Rouge hospital, Graham said.

Graham said troopers are unsure of the cause of the accident, but alcohol is not considered a factor.

The accident occurred around 8:03 p.m., said Perry Rushing, chief of operations for the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.