Sunday, August 8, 2010

Motorcycle crash on Highway 55 injures 2

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

For Immediate Release: Sunday August 8,2010 4:48pm
Contact: Trooper M. Sherbondy

On Sunday, August 8, 2010, at approximately 12:23 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a single motorcycle crash north of Banks on State Highway 55 at milepost 87. William Lamitina, 52 years of age, and Mary Lamitina, 53 years of age, both of Boise, were southbound when they failed to negotiate the left curve and locked the brakes. The 2006 Yamaha collided with the guardrail and both riders were ejected over the guardrail. Both were transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. The crash is still under investigation by Idaho State Police Sr. Trooper Sherbondy was assisted at the scene by Valley County Deputies as well as medical personnel. Both subjects were wearing helmets and alcohol is not believed to be a factor.