Monday, June 26, 2017

*Update* Injury Crash in Idaho Falls on I15

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

For Immediate Release: 6/26/2017 1:53 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


Correction to earlier press release: the motorcycle was originally northbound on Interstate 15, the motorcycle came to rest near the southbound I15 on-ramp.


On Monday, June 26, 2017, at approximately 6:30 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a motorcycle crash with injuries near Interstate 15 on-ramp for exit 119 in Idaho Falls.

Mickelo Harris, 42, of Idaho Falls was driving southbound on Interstate 15 on a 1982 Honda Motorcycle. Harris took the 119 off-ramp, failed to maintain lanes, driving over to the left shoulder where he lost control of the motorcycle. The motorcycle tipped to the left and he was ejected. Harris was not wearing a helmet and was transported by ground ambulance to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Harris was medically cleared and placed in custody with drug charges pending. No other vehicles were involved and no blockage.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police with the assistance from the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office and Idaho Falls EMS.