GRAND ISLAND, NEB. - A Hall County man is recovering from injuries after a motorcycle accident.

On Wednesday around 10:40 pm, Merrick County Deputies were called to a motorcycle accident on 2nd Road and I Road, about 11 miles northeast of Grand Island. 

Authorities concluded that the motorcycle was traveling southbound, left the roadway and rolled into a ditch. 

The driver sustained severe injuries and was identified as 58 year old Clayton Carruth of Hall County . Carruth was transported to St. Francis Hospital in Grand Island.

Police believed that alcohol was a contributing factor in this accident.  The accident is still under investigation.