Saturday, June 4, 2016

Motorcycle crash near Lava Hot Springs

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

For Immediate Release: Saturday, June 4, 2016 4:45 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, June 4, 2016, at 1:33 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury crash on Old Oregon Trail road at US-30, west of Lava Hot Springs.

Ernest Long, 34, of Preston, was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson Roadking motorcycle eastbound on Old Oregon Trail road. Long failed to negotiate a curve, drove off the left shoulder and overturned. Long was not wearing a helmet and was transported via air ambulance to Portneuf Regional Medical Center in Pocatello.

US-30 was blocked for approximately thirty minutes to allow for the air ambulance to land.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.