Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Single Motorcycle Crash on US91 Near Preston

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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: 07/12/17 9:45pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On July 12, 2017, at approximately 4:45 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle injury crash on US91 at milepost 20, near Preston.

Brian Christensen, 45, of Pocatello, was driving southbound on US91 on a 1985 Honda motorcycle. While attempting to pass a vehicle, Christensen lost control of his motorcycle and went off the right shoulder, where he was ejected.

Christensen was not wearing a helmet. He was transported to Franklin County Medical Center in Preston, then taken by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. There was no blockage.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.