Michael Amundson, forty nine, of Clifford, N.D., was driving east in a 2001 Kenworth semi on McKenzie County Street 12 at eight:eleven p.m. Thursday about 25 miles northeast of Watford Metropolis when he ran a cease signal at state Freeway 23, in line with the North Dakota Freeway Patrol.
“(Amundson) approached the cease signal too shortly, utilized the brakes however was unable to cease,” a information launch stated.
A 2013 Ford F350 pickup pushed by Ryley Mitchell, 26, of Keene, N.D., was northbound on Freeway 23 because the semi slid by way of the intersection. The semi struck the pickup and jackknifed, the discharge stated.
Mitchell and two different passengers — Bradley Schumann, fifty two, of Lafayette, La., and 26-yr-previous Brianna Mitchell of Keene — have been taken to McKenzie County Hospital. Ryley Mitchell was later airlifted to the College of Minnesota for remedy.
A fourth passenger, month-previous Rebecca Mitchell of Keene, was not injured. She was in a automotive seat on the time of the crash.
It’s unknown if Brianna Mitchell was sporting a seat belt. Everybody else concerned within the crash have been sporting seat belts, based on the discharge.
Each automobiles have been totaled.
Amundson, who was not injured, was cited for disregarding a cease signal.