Motorcyclist injured in Grand Forks crash

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Grand Forks, ND) --  One person suffered unknown injuries after a motorcycle versus vehicle crash in Grand Forks Tuesday evening.

The Grand Forks Police Department says that at approximately 6:57 p.m, officers were dispatched to the intersection of N. Columbia Rd. and 2nd Ave. N. for an injury accident involving the motorcycle and another vehicle.

The initial investigation of the accident revealed that a 1993 Jeep Cherokee was driving northbound on Columbia when the driver attempted to make a westbound turn onto 2nd Ave. N.  While making this turn, a 2018 Kawasaki ZX6 traveling southbound on Columbia struck the Jeep on the passenger side. The motorcyclist was thrown from his motorcycle and was transported to Altru hospital for his injuries. The driver of the Jeep was not hurt.

There is an active investigation into the crash and no charges have been filed as of yet.

The crash is being investigated by members of the Grand Forks Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Team and the Grand Forks Regional Unmanned Aerial Systems Team.

Grand Forks PD was assisted by the Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department, University of North Dakota Police Department, Grand Forks Fire and Altru at the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this accident is encouraged to call the Grand Forks Police Department at (701) 787-8000.