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Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 Sturgis Rally Tally





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Saturday, Aug. 14, 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. Saturday August 14, 2021

 

Item

Sturgis

Rapid City District

District Total

Last Year to Date

DUI Arrests

96

18

114

133

Misd Drug Arrests

114

30

144

220

Felony Drug Arrests

70

39

109

119

Total Citations

924

498

1422

1188

Total Warnings

2614

1296

3910

3169

Cash Seized

$1862.00

$1796.00

$3658.00

$18763.00

Vehicles Seized

0

0

0

7

  For Drug Poss.

0

0

0

7

  For Serial No.

0

0

0

0

Non-Injury Accidents

18

28

46

43

Injury Accidents

23

32

55

55

Fatal Accidents

0

2

2

4

# of Fatalities

0

2

2

5

 

Fatal Crashes:

 

No Fatal Crashes Reported.

 

Injury Crashes:

 

At 7:15 a.m., Friday, Interstate 90, mile marker 64, one mile east of Belvidere: A 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle was eastbound when the driver lost control and was thrown from the motorcycle. The 71-year-old male driver suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a Rapid City hospital. He was wearing a helmet. Charges are pending.

 

At 10:53 a.m., Friday, South Dakota Highway 240,19 miles west of Kadoka: A 2012 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was turning into a parking lot when it was rear-ended by a 2005 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The 2012 motorcycle then collided with a trailer being pulled by a vehicle. Both motorcycle drivers were thrown from their motorcycles. The 62-year-old female driver of the 2005 Harley-Davidson motorcycle sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Rapid City hospital. She was not wearing a helmet. The 38-year-old male driver of the 2012 motorcycle received minor injuries, but was not transported. He was not wearing a helmet. The 57-year-old male driver of the vehicle was not injured.

 

At 11:50 a.m. Friday, South Dakota Highway 87, mile marker 62, near Custer: A 2018 Harley-Davidson FLTRXS motorcycle was northbound on South Dakota Highway 87 when the driver lost control and the motorcycle went into a ditch. The 50-year-old male driver received minor injuries. He was not wearing a helmet. The 45-year-old female passenger sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Custer hospital. She was wearing a helmet.

 

At 2:10 p.m., Friday, U.S. Highway 18, mile marker 41, one-half mile east of Hot Springs: A 2017 Harley-Davidson Electra motorcycle was westbound on U.S. Highway 18 when the driver changed lanes. He collided with a westbound 2017 Dodge Caravan. The 68-year-old male motorcycle driver sustained minor injuries and was transported to the Hot Springs hospital. He was wearing a helmet. Charges are pending. The 28-year-old female driver of the Caravan and six passengers were not injured. They were all wearing seat belts.

 

At 4:28 p.m., Friday, South Dakota Highway 34, mile marker 38, one mile east of Fort Meade: A 1969 Harley-Davidson motorcycle stopped suddenly and the driver lost control. Both occupants were thrown from the motorcycle. The 22-year-old male driver was not injured. He was not wearing a helmet. The 23-year-old female passenger received minor injuries. She was wearing a helmet.

 

At 7:15 p.m., Friday, near the intersection of Bear Butte Road and Eden Road, three miles northeast of Sturgis: A 2008 Honda VTX motorcycle was northbound on Bear Butte Road when the driver lost control. The 62-year-old female driver sustained minor injuries and was transported to a Sturgis hospital. She was wearing a helmet.

 

At 7:34 p.m., Friday, U.S. Highway 16, mile marker 60: A 2004 Honda motorcycle was westbound on U.S. Highway 16 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and lost control. The 64-year-old female driver sustained minor injuries and was transported to a Rapid City hospital. She was wearing a helmet.

 

 

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