Sunday, July 24, 2011

Motorcycle Crash Injures One In American Falls

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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: 07/24/11 09:19 p.m.
Contact: Trooper Law

On July 24, 2011, at approximately 5:23 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single motorcycle injury crash on Fort Hall Ave in American Falls. Luis Rodriguez, 22, of American Falls, was northbound on a 2001 Honda CBR-600 motorcycle. Luis, for unknown reasons, lost control of the motorcycle and struck the sidewalk, sending the motorcycle in to a slide. Luis was thrown from the motorcycle before it came to rest hitting a telephone pole. Luis was not wearing a helmet and was transported by ground ambulance to Power County Hospital and later flown to Portneuf Medical Center. This crash is still under investigation.

Trooper Law was assisted at scene by Corporal Bake, Zweigart, American Falls Police Department, Power County Deputies and EMS.