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Aug 15

Injury Accident

Posted on August 15, 2022 at 8:30 AM by Michelle Delaney

Occurred: 08/13/2022 at 11:30am

Location: Highway 13 near North Dr. in Elkton, SD

Driver: Emmanuel Bamba, 40, of Flandreau, SD

Vehicle: 2012 Yamaha XVS950A

On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, Elkton Fire Department and Elkton Ambulance responded to the above location for a report of a single vehicle motorcycle accident. The driver was identified as 40 year old Emmanuel Bamba of Flandreau, SD. Witness of the accident stated, they observed Bamba lose control of the motorcycle and enter the south ditch of Highway 13, collide with railroad track embankment and go airborne. The motorcycle then collided with a chevron sign coming to final rest on the opposite side of the railroad tracks. Bamba was transported to the Flandreau Hospital to be treated for unknown injuries. Damage to the motorcycle is estimated at $6995, and damage to the chevron sign is pending. The accident in under investigation by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.


Assistant Sheriff
Brookings County Sheriff’s Office
315 7th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
605-696-8300