Friday, July 30, 2010

Single motorcycle crash near Banks injures 2


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

For Immediate Release: 07/30/2010 3:05pm
Contact: Trooper Anthony

Friday, July 30, 2010, at approximately 10:30 am, Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle motorcycle crash near Banks,Idaho. Steven Lucas, 69 years of age of South Jordan, Utah, and his wife, Pat Lucas, 67 years of age, were traveling southbound on State Highway 55 at approximately milepost 79 when, for unknown reasons their 1998 Harley Davidson motorcycle crossed the fog line hitting the cement jersey barrier causing the motorcycle to crash. Both occupants were transported via air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Both were wearing helmets and alcohol is not a factor. The southbound lane was blocked for about 2 hours while responders cleared the scene. The crash is still under investigation by Idaho State Police Trooper D. Anthony with assistance at the scene from Sgt. J. Burke and Boise County Fire.