According to a news release, Kevin Ports, 41, was driving eastbound on Gordon Highway about 2 a.m. when he accelerated at a high speed onto Milledgeville Road.
Police said the vehicle went airborne after it veered off the road at the intersection of Milledgeville and Kissingbower roads. Ports was thrown from the vehicle.
He was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center for treatment.
Authorities said charges of driving under the influence are possible.