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Sunday August 11 Sturgis Rally Tally





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Sunday, Aug. 11, 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. Sunday August 11, 2019

FINAL NUMBERS

                                                                                                                                                                                

 

Item

Sturgis

Rapid City District

District Total

Last Year to Date

DUI Arrests

135

36

171

149

Misd Drug Arrests

165

48

213

175

Felony Drug Arrests

83

48

131

77

Total Citations

842

494

1336

987

Total Warnings

2814

1280

4094

3,754

Cash Seized

$0.00

$4,044.00

$4,044.00

$2,739.00

Vehicles Seized

4

2

6

7

  For Drug Poss.

4

2

6

7

  For Serial No.

0

0

0

0

Non-Injury Accidents

16

25

41

50

Injury Accidents

26

26

52

56

Fatal Accidents

2

0

2

4

# of Fatalities

2

0

2

4

 

Fatal Crashes:

 

None

 

Injury Crashes:

 

At 12:15 p.m., Saturday, South Dakota Highway 87, mile marker 54, 10 miles east of Custer: A motorcycle was southbound when the driver swerved to avoid a collision with a motorcycle ahead of him which had made a sudden stop. The first motorcycle went into the ditch. The male driver, 49, suffered minor injuries. He was wearing a helmet.

 

At 1:05 p.m., Saturday, South Dakota Highway 248, mile marker 168, five miles east of Kadoka: A motorcycle was eastbound when the driver lost control in a construction zone. Both occupants were thrown from the motorcycle. The male driver, 27, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. The female passenger, 26, sustained minor injuries. Neither was wearing a helmet.

 

At 4 p.m., Saturday, U.S. Highway 16A, mile marker 27, six mile east of Custer: A Harley Davidson motorcycle was westbound when it crossed into the eastbound lane. The motorcycle collided with an eastbound Ducati motorcycle and an eastbound Yamaha motorcycle then rear-ended the Ducati.  The two Harley Davidson passengers – the male driver, 59, and the female passenger, 58, both suffered minor injuries. The 51-year-old male driver of the Ducati motorcycle sustained life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Yamaha motorcycle, a 28-year-old male, had minor injuries. All four people involved were wearing helmets.

 

At 3:43 a.m. Sunday, near the intersection of North Elk Vale Road and Elk Creek Road, nine miles north of Rapid City: A male motorcycle driver had lost control on the uneven road surface. The driver, 64, was not injured. The female passenger, 46, sustained minor injuries. Neither was wearing a helmet.

 

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