EL PASO, Texas -

The El Paso Police Department's Special Traffic Investigations Unit is investigating a single vehicle crash that has left a man in critical condition.

Police say the crash happened at about 2:10 a.m. July 21 in the 9400 block of Railroad.

Police say that they believe the driver, a 19-year-old man, was traveling north on Railroad when he lost control of his motorcycle and was thrown from it.

He sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Police say they believe speed is a factor in the crash.