Preston man injured in motorcycle accident

A Preston, Idaho, man was hospitalized early Saturday morning after a motorcycle accident, west of Lava Hot Springs.

Idaho State Police said 34-year-old Ernest Long was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson Roadking on US-30 around 1:30 a.m. While travelling eastbound he failed to negotiate a curve, drove off the left shoulder and overturned.

Long was not wearing a helmet and was flown by medical helicopter to Portneuf Regional Medical Center in Pocatello.

Police blocked US-30 for thirty-minutes to allow for EMT’s to treat and transport Long.

The crash remains under investigation.

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