Saturday, June 13, 2015

Motorcycle crash near Pocatello sends one to hospital

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 6/13/15 5:35 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On June 13, 2015, Idaho State Police investigated a crash eastbound on Interstate 86 at exit 58, on the offramp to US Highway 30 near Pocatello. At approximately 3:15 p.m., a Power County Sheriff's Office deputy was attempting to make a traffic stop with a 2007 Harley Davidson that was travelling at a high rate of speed. The motorcycle took the exit 58 offramp from I-86. As the vehicle approached US-30, the driver lost control, went off the roadway, and was ejected.

The driver, Andy Bowman, 39, of Jerome, was not wearing a helmet, and was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. The crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police.