FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022
Contact: Tony Mangan 605-280-5648
Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information
Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 06, 2022, to 6 a.m. Sunday August 14, 2022
Rapid City District
Last Year to Date
Misd Drug Arrests
Felony Drug Arrests
For Drug Poss.
For Serial No.
# of Fatalities
No fatal crashes reported Saturday.
At 8:53 a.m., Saturday, Crook City Road, 12 miles west of Sturgis: A 2006 Harley-Davidson FLXHS Street Glide motorcycle was southbound on Crook City Road when the driver lost control while negotiating a curve. The motorcycle crossed the centerline and into the east ditch. The 67-year-old female driver sustained minor injuries and was taken to the Spearfish hospital. She was wearing a helmet.
At 11:24 a.m., Saturday, U.S. Highway 85, mile marker 89, 43 miles north of Belle Fourche: A 2003 Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycle was northbound on U.S. Highway 85 when the rear tire blew, causing the driver to lose control. The 68-year-old male was thrown from the motorcycle and suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. He was airlifted to the Rapid City hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.
At 12:33 p.m., Saturday, Vanocker Canyon Road, mile marker 12, six miles southeast of Sturgis: A 2016 Indian Chieftain motorcycle was traveling on Vanocker Canyon Road when the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle went into the ditch. The 62-year-old male driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to the Sturgis hospital. He was wearing a helmet.
At 1:39 p.m., Saturday, eastbound off ramp of exit 30, Interstate 90: A 2000 Chevrolet Silverado pickup rear-ended a Jeep Wrangler, which had been stopped at the red light. The 38-year-old male driver of the pickup and the 36-year-old female passenger were not injured. The 20-year-old male driver of the Jeep and the 21-year-old female passenger both received minor injuries and were transported to the Sturgis hospital.
At 2:15 p.m., Saturday, South Dakota Highway 79, mile marker 62, near Hermosa: A 2009 Ford F-150 pickup was northbound on South Dakota Highway 79 when it collided with the rear passenger door of a northbound 2002 Chevrolet Van. The pickup rolled onto its passenger side and the van was pushed to the southbound shoulder. The 70-year-old male driver of the pickup received minor injuries and was not transported. The 78-year-old female driver of the van sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the Rapid City hospital. Both were wearing seatbelts.
At 7:55 p.m., near intersection of Junction Avenue and Anna Street, within Sturgis city limits: A 2005 Yamaha motorcycle struck a 2008 Dodge Ram pickup. Both occupants of the motorcycle were thrown from the motorcycle. Both the 42-year-old male driver and the 41-year-old female passenger received serious non-life threatening injuries and were taken to the Sturgis hospital. Neither wore a helmet. The 18-year-old female driver of the pickup was not injured. She was wearing a seatbelt.