WOLFEBORO, N.H. — A New Hampshire Fish and Game officer has been hospitalized in critical condition following a motorcycle crash.

Wolfeboro Police Lt. Dean Rondeau tells WMWV radio Conservation Officer Sgt. Brian Abrams lost control of his motorcycle while riding down a steep hill in Wolfeboro on Sunday afternoon. He was just leaving a horse riding event that one of his children had participated in.

Abrams was ejected from the bike into a nearby field, where he hit his head. He was not wearing a helmet.

He has been hospitalized at Maine Medical Center in Portland.