Thursday, June 30, 2011

Motorcycle crash on US 20 sends one to hospital

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Idaho State Police
Region 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 06/30/11 05:09 am
Contact: Cpl Bivens

On Thursday, June 30, 2011, at approximately 1:30 am, Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash on US 20 near the interchange with I15 at exit 119. Mikle Smith, 35, of Idaho Falls was westbound on US 20 on a 2010 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he struck a concrete divider, and was thrown from the motorcycle. Smith was transported by ground ambulance to EIRMC with serious injuries. Smith was not wearing a helmet.

The crash is under investigation by Cpl. Bivens. Cpl Bivens was assisted on scene by Sgt. Zaugg, and the Idaho Falls Police Department.