Update: Motorcyclist dies following crash

April 16, 2020

Update: The motorcyclist injured in a single vehicle crash yesterday has passed away from his injuries.  The Ada County Coroner will provide his identity pending notification of next of kin.

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Previously released: April 15, 2020

The Boise Police Department is investigating a single vehicle motorcycle crash at Emerald and Hartman. The motorcycle rider was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Emerald Street was closed in both directions at N. Hartman for the investigation but the road is back open.

What happened: Boise Police were called to the scene of an injury crash at 5:52 p.m. Preliminary information suggests a vehicle and a motorcycle were traveling at a high rate of speed westbound on Emerald when the adult male rider of the motorcycle lost control and crashed. The injured man was taken by Ada County Paramedics to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  The other driver and multiple witnesses immediately stopped and are cooperating with the investigation.

Boise Police Criminal Investigation Unit detectives and a crash reconstruction team are investigating the crash.

Contact: Boise Police Media Relations

(208) 570-6180 | BPDMedialine@cityofboise.org

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