Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Motorcycle injury crash sb I15 at 167off ramp, in Dubois

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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: 09/03/2019 1:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at approximately 8:02 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a motorcycle injury crash southbound I15 at the 167 off ramp, in Dubois. Lee Backus, 59, of St. George, UT was traveling southbound on I15 on a 2013 Suzuki motorcycle. Backus left the roadway and lost control of the vehicle and was ejected off the motorcycle. Backus was wearing a helmet.

Backus was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Idaho State Police was assisted by Clark County Sheriff's Office and Clark County EMS personnel. The crash is still under investigation at this time.