A motorcyclist and his passenger suffered only minor injuries after crashing at the entrance to Burying Hill Beach on Sunday night.

Firefighters, police and Westport EMS were dispatched shortly after 7 p.m. when the accident was reported on Beachside Avenue at the beach entrance.

When firefighters arrived at the scene, the found the motorcycle rider and a passenger were reporting minor "road rash" injuries after the cycle has slid off the road and into the entrance gate at the beach. The passenger was taken by Westport EMS to Norwalk Hospital for further evaluation, firefighters said.