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Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 Sturgis Rally Tally





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021

Contact: Tony Mangan 605-280-5648

 

Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information

Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 7, 2021 to 6 a.m. Thursday August 12, 2021

 

Item

Sturgis

Rapid City District

District Total

Last Year to Date

DUI Arrests

73

11

84

100

Misd Drug Arrests

86

22

108

162

Felony Drug Arrests

51

22

73

96

Total Citations

703

343

1046

876

Total Warnings

1955

893

2848

2209

Cash Seized

$1862.00

$0.00

$1862.00

$3296.00

Vehicles Seized

0

0

0

6

  For Drug Poss.

0

0

0

6

  For Serial No.

0

0

0

0

Non-Injury Accidents

13

18

31

37

Injury Accidents

20

22

42

39

Fatal Accidents

0

1

1

1

# of Fatalities

0

1

1

2

 

Fatal Crashes:

 

No fatal crashes reported.

 

Injury Crashes:

 

At 1 p.m., Wednesday, U.S. Highway 16A, mile marker 57, six miles from Keystone: A 2017 Harley-Davidson Heritage motorcycle was southbound on U.S. Highway 16A and a 2017 Harley-Davidson Heritage motorcycle was northbound on U.S. Highway 16A. Both motorcycles were traveling close to the center line and their handlebars collided, causing both motorcycles to crash. The 63-year-old male rider of the southbound motorcycle sustained minor injuries and was transported to a Rapid City hospital. He was not wearing a helmet. The 51-year-old male driver of the second motorcycle was not injured. He was wearing a helmet.

 

At 2:44 p.m., Wednesday, South Dakota Highway 87, mile marker 62, near Keystone: A 2019 Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycle was northbound on South Dakota Highway 87 when the driver lost control. The motorcycle rolled into the ditch. The 64-year-old male driver received serious non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the Custer hospital. He was not wearing helmet.

 

At 4:38 p.m., Wednesday, U.S. Highway 14A, mile marker 47, three miles south of Sturgis: A 2006 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was westbound U.S. Highway 14 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and the motorcycle hit a guardrail. The 53-year-old female driver sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Sturgis hospital. She was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 4:41 p.m., Wednesday, Wild Life Loop, mile marker 9, Custer State Park: A 2007 Harley-Davidson FLHX Street Glide motorcycle crested a hill on Wild Life Loop and the driver lost control. The 45-year-old male driver sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Rapid City hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

A 6:06 p.m., Wednesday, near the intersection of Acorn Ridge Road and Interstate 90 Service Road: The driver of a 2018 Indian Motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve and went off the roadway, into a steep embankment and hit a tree. The 74-year-old female driver received minor injuries and was taken to the Spearfish hospital. She was wearing a helmet.

 

At 4:51 a.m., Thursday, U.S. Highway 14A, mile marker 49, two miles west of Sturgis: A 2008 Harley-Davidson XL1200 motorcycle was eastbound on U.S. Highway 14A when the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle collided with a guard rail and the driver was thrown from the motorcycle. The 33-year-old male driver sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the Sturgis hospital. He was not wearing a helmet. Charges are pending.

 

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