POLICE are investigating whether drugs or alcohol were a contributing factor to a single-motorcycle crash that saw a man airlifted to Melbourne early this morning.
Warrnambool Sergeant Danny Wright said emergency services were called to Princes Highway, Ayresford Road Terang around 2.30am on Saturday.
The motorcyclist, a 40-year-old Terang man, was taken by Helicopter Medical Emergency Services (HEMS) to Royal Melbourne Hospital with internal injuries.
"It looks like he's had a crash and it looks like it was in the 100 zone so he might have been going at a decent speed," Sergeant Wright said.
"We are investigating if drugs or alcohol were involved.
"Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident."
The man was discovered by a Melbourne truck driver who was passing through the area and who alerted emergency services.
An Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman said the man suffered head and chest pain and injury to his pelvis.
A Royal Melbourne Hospital spokeswoman said the man was in a stable condition.
"He arrived here early this morning and is in a stable condition," she said.
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