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UPDATE: Man arrested for possession of meth after three-vehicle collision

There is no east-westbound traffic on Catron Boulevard from Sheridan Lake Road to Highway 16.
Published: Oct. 15, 2020 at 9:42 AM CDT
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - UPDATE 4 p.m. Oct. 15

A three-vehicle collision resulted in a man being arrested for possession of meth, Rapid City Police report.

The accident happened around 7:50 a.m. Thursday when John Huhn, 26, of Rapid City drove his vehicle out of his lane, into oncoming traffic while headed westbound on Catron Boulevard. Huhn’s vehicle struck two vehicles in the oncoming lanes.

One of the drivers hit by Huhn was sent to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

While police spoke with Huhn, a syringe fall from Huhn’s person. The syringe field-tested positive for methamphetamine.

Huhn was placed under arrest and transported to the Pennington County Jail. Huhn was ultimately placed under arrest for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Ingestion of a Controlled Substance, and Careless Driving.

Rapid City Police are advising drivers to take an alternate route as they address a “serious crash."

Around 8 a.m. on Oct. 15, officials responded to a crash in the area of Catron Blvd. and Nugget Gulch Road.

Due to the crash, there is no east/westbound traffic on Catron Boulevard from Sheridan Lake Road to Highway 16.

“Please avoid the area and find an alternate route for the time being,” police said at 8:21 a.m. Oct. 15.

We will update the report as we learn more.

MOTORIST ADVISORY: Serious crash in the area of Catron Blvd. and Nugget Gulch Road. Due to the crash, there is no...

Posted by Rapid City Police Department on Thursday, October 15, 2020

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