Cass County deputies respond to vehicle fire in Davenport

Photo by: Cass County Sheriff's Office
Photo by: Cass County Sheriff's Office

(Davenport, ND) -- The driver of a pickup truck is hurt after being crashed into by a semi Monday afternoon, then having his truck catch fire.

The Cass County Sheriff's Office says that Monday afternoon at 1:15 p.m, deputies responded to a vehicle crash in rural Davenport. A semi, driven by a man from Florida, traveling westbound on CR 16, struck a pickup, on County Road 15, driven by a 20-year-old male from Walcott.

The pickup caught fire after the crash and is a total loss. The driver got out of the pickup before the fire started and was transported by Kindred Ambulance to a local hospital, after suffering non-life threating injuries. The driver of the semi was cited.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says it was assisted by Kindred Ambulance, Kindred Fire, and Davenport Fire.

The crash is still under investigation.