Crash

A police officer inspects the motorcycle involved in an early Saturday morning crash at Highway 30 and Philbin Road in Pocatello.

POCATELLO — A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries early Saturday morning when he was struck by a car whose driver subsequently ran from the scene and remains at large, Pocatello police said.

The crash occurred around 1 a.m. at Highway 30 and Philbin Road on the city’s north side.

The motorcycle was totaled in the crash and the adult male motorcyclist was transported via Pocatello Fire Department ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

His identity and condition have not yet been released.

Following the crash, the driver of the car involved abandoned the vehicle at the scene and ran away before police arrived, authorities said. The car was heavily damaged in the collision.

Police have not yet provided a description of the car’s driver.

Police temporarily shut down the Highway 30 and Philbin Road intersection because of the crash.

Idaho State Police, who are investigating the incident, did not release any new information about the crash, victim or suspect on Monday afternoon.