A 21-year-old motorcyclist was critically hurt when he struck a minivan Wednesday night in northwest suburban Des Plaines.

The motorcyclist was traveling south on Mount Prospect Road when he struck a minivan that had partially turned left onto Mount Prospect from Golf Road at 6:53 p.m., according to a statement from Des Plaines police.

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The man was thrown from his motorcycle and taken to Lutheran General in Park Ridge, where he is listed in critical condition, police said.

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Additional details were not immediately available late Wednesday.

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