The single-vehicle accident happened in the 200 block of Pinner Street at about 1:35am.
The man was found face down on the roadway, unconscious but breathing, with injuries to his upper body. Upon preliminary investigation it is believed that the driver possibly struck a curb. He was wearing a helmet.
The 47-year-old man was ground transported to Sentara Obici Hospital, where he was then airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.