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Friday Aug. 9 Sturgis Rally Tally





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, August 9, 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. Friday August 9, 2019

 

Item

Sturgis

Rapid City District

District Total

Last Year to Date

DUI Arrests

106

30

136

117

Misd Drug Arrests

136

36

172

138

Felony Drug Arrests

68

22

90

56

Total Citations

638

390

1028

759

Total Warnings

2138

973

3111

2930

Cash Seized

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$2,739.00

Vehicles Seized

3

0

3

6

  For Drug Poss.

3

0

3

6

  For Serial No.

0

0

0

0

Non-Injury Accidents

12

20

32

44

Injury Accidents

25

17

42

46

Fatal Accidents

1

0

1

4

# of Fatalities

1

0

1

4

 

Fatal Crashes:

 

None

 

Injury Crashes:

 

At 9:22 a.m., Thursday, Interstate 90, mile marker 73, five miles west of New Underwood: A motorcycle driver lost control as the motorcycle went into the median and flipped several times. The male driver, 34, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 4:41 p.m., Thursday, U.S. Highway 85, mile marker eight, 17 miles southwest of Lead: A motorcycle was northbound when the male driver, 36, lost control while going around a curve. The motorcycle entered the ditch and overturned into a small ravine. The driver sustained minor injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 5:33 p.m., Thursday, U.S. Highway 16A, mile marker 48, seven miles south of Keystone: A motorcycle was westbound when the driver lost control on a curve. The motorcycle went off the road and struck a fence. Both the driver and passenger were thrown from the motorcycle. The male driver, 59, suffered minor injuries. The female passenger, 56, sustained serious non-life threatening injuries. Neither was wearing a helmet.

 

At 1:17 a.m. Friday, Interstate 90, exit 37, five miles east of Sturgis: A motorcycle was eastbound on I-90 and had taken the Exit 37 off ramp. The motorcycle went into the ditch. The male driver, 52, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

 

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