A motorcyclist was hospitalized early Wednesday morning after a car crossed the center line and crashed into him head-on.

The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. in the 200 block of East Nakoma near Highway 281.

Police suspect the driver of the car was intoxicated and took the man in for questioning.

The motorcyclist was taken by AirLife to University Hospital with critical injuries.

Police said the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet.