Thursday, July 4, 2013

Motorcycle crash on Highway 55, near McCall, sends one to the hospital

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 07/04/2013 3:58 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On July 4th, 2013 at approximately 1:16 a.m., a McCall Police Department Officer was attempting to catch up with a speeding motorcycle. The motorcycle rider failed to negotiate a curve on State Highway 55 near Knowles Road, outside of McCall, and left the roadway. The rider was thrown from the motorcycle. Highway 55 was shut down in both directions for over an hour while Troopers investigated. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to St. Luke's McCall. The driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. This crash remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.