Monday, August 25, 2014

Motorcycle crash near Banks

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

For Immediate Release: August 25, 2014 9:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 25, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single motorcycle crash on Highway 55 near milepost 79, near Banks.

Paul Hill, 73, of Pelham, Alabama, was driving his 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle hit a jersey barrier, hit the guardrail, and came to rest in the lane of travel. Hill was not wearing a helmet.

Hill was transported via air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

The lanes were blocked for approximately three and a half hours while crews worked to clear the scene.
The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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