Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Motorcycle Crash Injures Three Near McCammon

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 07/28/10 6:35 p.m.
Contact: Trooper Christiansen

On Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at 2:09 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three motorcycle crash on Interstate 15 near McCammon. John White, 43, from Pingree, was driving a blue 1981 Honda motorcycle northbound at milepost 48. White slowed for traffic and was struck by a white 2004 Kawasaki motorcycle driven by Robert Holden, 63, from Chubbuck. A blue 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Fred Castle, 65, of McCammon, attempted to avoid the crash but struck White's motorcycle. White was taken to Portneuf Medical Center by ground ambulance. Holden was also taken by air ambulance. Castle was treated and released at the scene. None of the drivers were wearing helmets.
Idaho State Police was assisted by Pocatello Police and emergency medical services and Bannock County Search and Rescue. The crash is still under investigation by Trooper Christiansen.