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Highway Patrol Rally Tally, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022

Contact: Tony Mangan 605-280-5648

 

Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information

Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 6, 2022, to 6 a.m. Tuesday August 09, 2022

 

Item

Sturgis

Rapid City District

District Total

Last Year to Date

DUI Arrests

43

18

61

50

Misd Drug Arrests

35

24

59

57

Felony Drug Arrests

26

5

31

30

Total Citations

314

240

554

643

Total Warnings

1199

786

1985

1786

Cash Seized

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$1862.00

Vehicles Seized

0

0

0

0

  For Drug Poss.

0

0

0

0

  For Serial No.

0

0

0

0

Non-Injury Crashes

6

12

18

13

Injury Crashes

12

10

22

24

Fatal Crashes

1

1

2

1

# of Fatalities

1

1

2

1

 

Fatal Crashes:

 

None to report.

 

Injury Crashes:

 

At 10:21 a.m., Monday, South Dakota Highway 34, mile marker 3, six miles west of Belle Fourche: A 2003 Harley-Davidson FLTHI motorcycle was westbound on South Dakota Highway 34 when it slowed down to make a right-hand turn. It was reared end by a westbound 2018 Honda GLI800 motorcycle. The 68-year-old male driver of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle was thrown from the motorcycle. He suffered minor injuries and was taken to the Spearfish hospital. The 70-year-old male driver of the Honda was not injured. Neither driver was wearing a helmet.

 

At 10:40 a.m., Monday, U.S. Highway 14A, mile marker 25, 10 miles west of Lead: A 2014 Cam-Am Spyder RT Limited motorcycle was southbound on U.S. Highway 14A when the driver over-corrected. The vehicle went into the west ditch and rolled. The driver was thrown from the motorcycle. The 75-year-old male driver sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the Lead Deadwood hospital. He was wearing a helmet.

 

At 11:04 a.m., Monday, intersection of Alkali Road and 132nd Avenue, at Buffalo Chip entrance:  A 2005 Toyota 4Runner stopped at the entrance of the Buffalo Chip and then entered Alkali Road where the driver failed to see a 2005 Harley-Davidson VRSC that was eastbound on Alkali Road. The motorcycle driver swerved to miss the vehicle, but lost control of the motorcycle. The 68-year-old male driver of the motorcycle sustained minor injuries and was transported to the Sturgis hospital. He was wearing a helmet. The 26-year-old female driver of the Toyota was not injured. She was wearing a seatbelt.

 

At 12:20 p.m., Monday, U.S. Highway 85, mile marker 4, 19 miles south of Lead: A 2007 Harley-Davidson Road King was northbound on U.S. Highway 85 when the driver failed to negotiate a right-hand curve. The motorcycle went into the east ditch. The 51-year-old male driver suffered minor injuries and declined medical treatment. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 1:06 p.m., Monday, U.S. Highway 16A, mile marker 39, 13 miles west of Hermosa: A 2007 Harley-Davidson FLHX motorcycle was westbound on U.S. Highway 16A when the driver failed to negotiate a corner. The driver hit a guardrail, suffered minor injuries, and was taken to the Rapid City hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.

 

At 4:30 p.m., Monday, South Dakota Highway 87, mile marker 66, seven miles northeast of Custer: A 2005 Suzuki Vulcan motorcycle was southbound on South Dakota Highway 87, when the driver exited a turn, left the roadway and entered the ditch. The 67-year-old male driver was thrown from the motorcycle and suffered minor injuries. He was taken to the Custer hospital. He was wearing a helmet.

 

At 8:10 p.m., Monday, U.S. Highway 14A, mile marker 35, two mile west of Lead: A 1982 Honda Goldwing motorcycle was westbound on U.S. Highway 14A when the driver failed to negotiate a left-hand curve. The motorcycle tipped over onto its side. The 25-year-old male driver sustained minor injuries, but was not transported. He was wearing a helmet.

 

At 8:49 p.m., Monday, intersection of Interstate 90 and Deadwood Avenue, within city limits of Rapid City: A 2017 Harley-Davidson Road King was southbound on Deadwood Avenue when it failed to stop for the red traffic signal. It collided with a 2019 Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic motorcycle which was making a left turn northbound onto Deadwood Avenue after exiting Interstate 90. The 24-year-old male driver of the Road King motorcycle received serious non-life threatening injuries, but was not transported. He was not wearing a helmet. The 40-year-old male driver of the Heritage Classic motorcycle sustained minor injuries while the 16-year-old male passenger suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. Both were wearing helmets.

 

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