Saturday, September 4, 2010

Motorcycle crash sends one to the hospital in Twin Falls County

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For further information, contact Capt. Robert Storm at (208) 324-6000 or (208) 736-3070

For Immediate Release: 09/04/2010 @ 6:40 p.m.

On Saturday, September 4, 2010, at approximately 12:51 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on US93, near milepost 34, in Twin Falls County.

Nancy DeShields, 35, of Filer, ID was driving a school bus on US 93, near milepost 34. DeShields was slowing in order to make a left hand turn into a driveway. Shelley J. Sikora, 50, of Edmonton, Alberta was following the school bus while riding a black 2006 Suzuki C50 Motorcycle. Sikora failed to slow for the bus and lost control of her motorcycle on the roadway. Sikora became separated from the motorcycle , sustaining serious, but non life-threatening injuries. Sikora was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls, ID.

Sikora was wearing a helmet. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash.

This crash was investigated by Tpr. DeBie. Tpr. DeBie was assisted at the scene by Tpr's. Clausing and Barrett, and by Twin Falls County Deputies.