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Tuesday, Aug. 8 Sturgis Rally Tally





 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

Contact: Tony Mangan 605-280-5648

 

Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information

Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 to 6 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 08, 2017

 

Item

Northern Hills District

Rapid City District

District Totals

Last Year to Date

DUI Arrests

60

14

74

66

Misd Drug Arrests

46

25

71

82

Felony Drug Arrests

10

6

16

21

Total Citations

265

203

468

616

Total Warnings

1,009

481

1,490

2,168

Cash Seized

$0.00

$1,108.00

$1,108.00

$623.00

Vehicles Seized

3

1

4

6

  For Drug Poss.

3

1

4

6

  For Serial No.

0

0

0

0

Non-Injury Accidents

10

12

22

20

Injury Accidents

11

19

30

19

Fatal Accidents

1

0

1

1

# of Fatalities

1

0

1

1

 

 

Injury Crashes:

 

At 10 a.m., U.S. Highway 14A, mile marker 21, 10 miles southwest of Spearfish: A motorcycle was westbound on U.S. Highway 14A in Spearfish Canyon when the male driver tried to miss water on the road. The motorcycle went off the road and the driver was thrown from the motorcycle. The 63-year-old driver from Winnipeg, Manitoba, received minor injuries. He was wearing a helmet.

 

At 11:39 a.m., South Dakota Highway 87, mile marker 74, 13 miles north of Custer: A motorcycle was southbound on South Dakota Highway 87 when the driver swerved to miss a squirrel on the roadway. The driver lost control and the motorcycle went into the east ditch. The driver, 45-years-old from Wagga, Wagga, New South Wales Australia, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 12:55 p.m., U.S. Highway 16A, mile marker 36, 15 miles east of Custer: A motorcycle was eastbound on U.S. Highway 16A when the driver quickly applied the brakes and went into a skid. The motorcycle started to tip onto its side and eventually traveled across the centerline, colliding with a westbound motorcycle. The two occupants on the first motorcycle each suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. The male driver is 57-years-old and was not wearing a helmet. The female passenger is 58 years old. Both are from Rawlins, WY. The second motorcycle driver, a 54-year-old male from London, Ohio, sustained minor injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 1:54 p.m., South Dakota Highway 87, mile marker 61, 11 miles east of Custer: A motorcycle was southbound on South Dakota Highway 87 when the driver lost control and the motorcycle went into the ditch. The 63-year-old male driver from Austin, TX, suffered minor injuries. He was wearing a helmet.

 

At 3:30 p.m., Wild Life Loop, mile marker 12, 20 miles east of Custer: A motorcycle was southbound on Wild Life Loop when the driver lost control and was thrown from the motorcycle. The male driver, 62-year-old from Magnolia, TX, suffered minor injuries. He was wearing a helmet.

 

At 8:13 p.m., South Dakota Highway 79, mile marker 118, five miles northeast of Sturgis: A Dodge Durango was turning left on South Dakota Highway 79 when it was rear-ended by a motorcycle. The male driver of the vehicle, a 26-year-old from Friday Harbor, WA, was not injured. He was wearing a seatbelt. The 50-year-old male motorcycle driver from Denver, CO, received serious non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

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