Monday, August 29, 2016

Motorcycle Crash Near Burley Sends Twin Falls Man to Hospital

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 8/29/2016 at
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 29, 2016, at approximately 5:25 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a motorcycle crash on Interstate 84, near milepost 208, in Burley, ID.

Jerry D. Weeks, 38, of Twin Falls, ID was riding a 2011 Kawasaki motorcycle. As Weeks was coming off the on ramp and entering westbound Interstate 84 at the Burley Exit 208, he lost control of the vehicle. Weeks hit the guardrail on the left, then slid across both lanes. Weeks was separated from the motorcycle as the motorcycle was sliding. The motorcycle came to rest on the right shoulder of the roadway.

Weeks was not wearing a helmet. He was transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, ID.

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