Grand Forks Police Department
122 S. 5th Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201

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    City of Grand Forks Police Department
    News Release

    Injury Accident

    Date & Time of Event:July 12th, 2013 @ 0213 hrs
    Location:BNSF Railroad Yard-1796 Demers Ave.
    ICR #:201304448
    Investigating Officer:Ofc. D. Harvala-604
    Supervisor:Sgt. Moe-401
    Daytime Contact Person at PD:
    Release Prepared By:Sgt. Moe-401
    Date of Release:07/12/2013
    Time of Release:0440 hrs


    On 7/12/2013 at 0213 hours, Grand Forks Police Officers were dispatched to an injury crash at 1796 Demers Ave., the BNSF Railroad Yard.

    The investigation of the single vehicle crash determined that a vehicle, driven by a 31 year old male of Fargo, ND was traveling north on South 17th St., and continued northbound, across Demers Ave. The vehicle crashed in the private lot of BNSF Railroad.

    Altru Ambulance and the Grand Forks Fire Department were dispatched to the scene, and the 31 year old driver was transported to Altru hospital with unconfirmed injuries.

    The incident is still under investigation. Identification of the driver is pending family notification. Anyone with information in regards to this incident please contact the Grand Forks Police Department immediately at 701-787-8000.