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.
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.