The Iowa State Patrol is investigating a motorcycle accident in Grundy County that left a Waterloo man hospitalized.

The accident happened shortly after 5pm Sunday (July 31) on Highway 20, near the exit at Wellsburg in Grundy County.

47 year old Derek Davis of Waterloo was driving east on 20, when his motorcycle went off the road, onto the soft shoulder, where it went out of control.

Davis was thrown off his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, and landed in the ditch.

He was air-cared to Covenant Hospital in Waterloo; a condition report was not available.