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Tuesday Aug. 6 Sturgis Rally Tally





 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019

Contact: Tony Mangan 605-280-5648

 

Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information

Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 3, 2019 to 6 a.m. Tuesday August 6, 2019

 

Item

Sturgis

Rapid City District

District Total

Last Year to Date

DUI Arrests

59

13

72

56

Misd Drug Arrests

82

22

104

83

Felony Drug Arrests

42

12

54

32

Total Citations

356

199

555

429

Total Warnings

1099

526

1625

1473

Cash Seized

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$1,684.00

Vehicles Seized

2

0

2

3

  For Drug Poss.

2

0

2

3

  For Serial No.

0

0

0

0

Non-Injury Accidents

6

10

16

22

Injury Accidents

8

8

18

21

Fatal Accidents

1

0

1

2

# of Fatalities

1

0

1

2

 

Fatal Crashes:

 

At 3:03 p.m. Monday, at the intersection of North Rochford Road and Old Salt Road, 12 miles south of Lead: A motorcycle was southbound on North Rochford Road when the driver failed to negotiate a right curve. The motorcycle crossed the center line, slid into the ditch and the driver was thrown from the motorcycle. The 29-year-old male driver was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

Injury Crashes:

 

At 9:35 a.m., Monday Interstate 90, mile marker 15, one mile east of Spearfish: A motorcycle was westbound in the driving lane when the rear tire blew out, causing the driver to lose control. The male driver, 50, was thrown from the motorcycle. He was wearing a helmet and received minor injuries. The driving lane of that area of I-90 was closed for 45 minutes.

 

At 4:20 p.m. Monday, Interstate 90, mile marker 61, eastbound on ramp, Rapid City: A 2017 Nissan Versa was entering traffic on the eastbound on ramp when it was rear-ended by a 2005 Buick LeSabre. The 28-year-old female driver of the Nissan received minor injuries. The Buick’s driver, a 44-year-old female, was not injured. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

 

At 4:43 p.m., Monday, South Dakota Highway 79, nine miles north of Sturgis: Two motorcycles were northbound when both tried to pass a third motorcycle going at slower speed. As the first two motorcycles were passing, the third motorcycle turned left colliding with the first two motorcycles. The  48-year-old male driver of the first motorcycles sustained minor injuries. He was not wearing a helmet. The male driver of the second vehicle, 53, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries while the female passenger, 53, had minor injuries. Neither one was wearing a helmet. The male driver of the third motorcycle, 48, had serious non-life threatening injuries while the female passenger, 18, sustained minor injuries. Helmet use of the two occupants on the third motorcycle was not listed.

 

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