Saturday, June 26, 2010

Motorcycle crash in Gem County injures one.

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

For Immediate Release: 6/26/2010 4:00 pm
Contact: Cpl. Thompson

On Saturday June 26, 2010 at approximately 1:15 pm the Idaho State Police investigated at one-vehicle motorcycle crash on Idaho State Highway 52 at milepost 37.4 near the Black Canyon Dam in Gem County. Cynthia Melillo, 47 of Boise, was traveling westbound on Highway 52 when she failed to negotiate a curve in the road causing her motorcycle to leave the roadway off the north side where she collided with the embankment. Melillo was air-lifted to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise with serious injuries.

The crash is still under investigation by Cpl. Thompson. He was assisted at the scene by Tpr. Chase and Gem County Sheriff deputies as well as Gem County EMS personnel.