Road patrol daily count
Daily Sturgis Rally Road Patrol Information Compiled from 6 a.m. on Saturday August 7, 2021 to 6 a.m. on Sunday August 8, 2021:
|Item||Sturgis||Rapid City District||Total District||Last year to date|
|Drug-related criminal arrests||3||1||4||17|
|Total number of citations||159||62||221||226|
|Total number of warnings||365||143||508||493|
|Species seized||$ 0.00||$ 0.00||$ 0.00||$ 0.00|
|For Poss Of Drugs.||0||0||0||3|
|For serial number||0||0||0||0|
|Accidents without injury||1||3||4||6|
|Number of deaths||0||1||1||0|
At 11:52 a.m. Saturday, Interstate 90, mile 110, one mile west of Wall: A 2011 Harley-Davidson FLSTF motorcycle was heading west when the driver lost control. The vehicle struck a railing. The 36-year-old driver, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Accidents with injuries:
At 7:32 a.m. Saturday, US Highway 14A, mile post 49, three miles west of Sturgis: A 2012 Harley-Davidson FLHR motorcycle was heading east on US Highway 14A when the driver did not managed to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle crossed the westbound lane where it collided with a 2012 Harley-Davidson FLHTCU motorcycle in a westbound direction. The 60-year-old driver of the FLHR motorcycle was slightly injured. Charges are pending against him. The 56-year-old FLHTCU rider was thrown from the motorcycle and sustained serious, non-life threatening injuries. She was taken to Sturgis Hospital. Both drivers wore helmets.
At 10:49 a.m. Saturday, US Highway 14A, mile marker 45, three miles east of Deadwood: A 1998 Honda Goldwing motorcycle was heading east on US Highway 14A when it struck a deer. The 59-year-old driver was slightly injured and the 57-year-old female passenger sustained serious injuries that were not life threatening. Both were wearing helmets and both were rushed to Deadwood Hospital.
At 11:53 a.m., Saturday, intersection of Sturgis Road and Tilford Road, near Piedmont: Three motorcycles were heading south on Sturgis Road. A 2007 Harley-Davidson FXDBI motorcycle did not slow down in time and collided with the two motorcycles in front. The 40-year-old driver suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Sturgis hospital. The debit is pending. The other two motorcycles were a 2006 Harley-Davidson and a 2000 Harley-Davidson FLTR. The two male riders were slightly injured but were not transported. The helmets were not used.
At 12:45 p.m. Saturday, Vanocker Canyon Road, mile marker 12.5, four miles south of Sturgis: A Harley-Davidson STC 2000 motorcycle was heading south when the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle ended up on the shoulder of the road and struck a guardrail. The 57-year-old rider was thrown from the motorcycle and sustained serious, non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to Sturgis Hospital. He was not wearing a helmet.
At 1:12 p.m. Saturday, US Highway 385, 12 miles west of Rapid City: A 2003 Harley-Davidson FLHTCUI motorcycle was heading north on US Highway 385 as it approached the SD Highway intersection 44 when the driver lost control and entered the ditch. The 61-year-old driver suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a Rapid City hospital. He was wearing a helmet.
At 2:40 p.m. Saturday, US Hwy 14A, mile marker 43, one mile east of Deadwood: A 1986 Harley-Davidson FXW motorcycle was heading east on US Hwy 14A when the driver did failed to negotiate a turn. The 49-year-old driver and the 50-year-old passenger both suffered serious injuries that were not life threatening. Both were taken by ambulance to the Deadwood. Neither of them wore a helmet.
At 5:51 p.m. Saturday, US Hwy 16/385, mile post 40, south side of Hill City: A 1997 Dodge 1500 pickup truck was heading west on US Hwy 16 and preparing to turn left into land of camping. The driver did not give in to a Harley-Davidson FLF 2018 eastbound motorcycle. The 20-year-old driver of the motorbike sustained minor injuries and was taken to a hospital in Rapid City. The 21-year-old passenger was not injured. Both were not wearing helmets. The 42-year-old driver of the van was not injured and was not wearing a seat belt. Charges are pending against him.
At 11 p.m. Saturday, Fort Meade Way, two miles south of Fort Meade: a 2012 Ford Fusion was heading north on Fort Meade Way and collided with a 2011 Harley-Davidson VST motorcycle in a southerly direction. The 58-year-old driver of the motorbike sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital in Rapid City. He was not wearing a helmet. The 80-year-old Fusion driver and the two male passengers, aged 85 and 12, all suffered minor injuries and were all taken to Sturgis hospital. All wore seat belts. Charges are pending against both drivers.