On April 11, 2023, Boise Police Officers responded to a vehicle vs electric motorcycle crash at Division Street and W. Hale Street. The driver of the electric motorcycle was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Boise Police detectives and the crash reconstruction team responded to the scene to investigate and video evidence was also recovered. The investigation showed the driver of a truck was headed southbound on Division Street and stopped at the intersection for a pedestrian before turning left onto Hale Street. The driver of the electric motorcycle was also traveling southbound on Division and attempted to pass the truck on the left at the same time the truck made the left-hand turn and the two vehicles collided.
Sadly, the driver of the electric motorcycle passed away at the hospital on April 12, 2023.
The investigation is ongoing, and no charges have been filed.
Public notification on this incident was delayed in part to give time to notify next of kin. The Ada County Coroner will release the name of the victim.