FAIRLAND - A Grove couple is in critical condition after crashing their motorcycle on East 230 Road southeast of Fairland.

According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Will Langley, Keah S. Johnson, 40, and Michelle L. Johnson, 37, were transported by helicopter to St. John's Hospital in Joplin shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday.

Both suffered multiple injuries and were admitted in critical condition.

Authorities say the couple turned left onto East 230 Road and struck some grass clippings in the road. Keah Johnson lost control of the motorcycle and laid it down on its left side.