Cops: Cutchogue man with no license crashes motorcycle

A Cutchogue man who crashed his motorcycle on Sound Avenue Sunday night was driving without a license, Southold Town Police said.

Nelon Garcia, 37, was riding his 2007 Suzuki sportbike eastbound on Sound Avenue in Mattituck when he veered across the roadway and struck a fire hydrant east of Aldrich Lane, police said.

The cause of the crash is unknown, police said.

Mattituck Fire Department Rescue responded and transported Mr. Garcia to Peconic Bay Medical Center, where he was listed with minor injuries.

He was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, police said.