CRASHES

More Crashes On Icy Roads Reported in West Central Minnesota

Sgt. Jesse Grabow/TwitterCLAY CO., Minn. — Troopers and other emergency personnel responding to a number of crashes around the region this morning. Sgt. Jesse Grabow of the Minnesota State Patrol says there were five jackknifed semis on westbound I-94 between exit 24 and 32, east of Barnesville. Troopers responded to 15 crashes, with two non-life threatening injuries, and an additional…

Suspect, Victim & Trooper Involved in Crashes And Shootings Tuesday in Fargo Identified

Maichael YousaFARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The suspect involved in two crashes that shutdown part of the interstate in Fargo Tuesday night is identified. He is 28-year-old Maichael Yousa. He was shot twice by a North Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Miles Rhonemus after he fired at the trooper. Rhonemus has been with the department since 2020. Yousa is being held on…

Numerous Vehicles Damaged in Chain-Reaction Crash on I-94

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A driver changing lanes causes another driver to lose control and that results in a chain-reaction crash involving numerous vehicles on Interstate 94. The crashes happened around 6 Tuesday night near mile marker 351 westbound. Seven vehicles were damaged from side-swiping or read-ending other vehicles. Two vehicles struck the concrete traffic barrier in the median. No…

Police Respond To A Number of Crashes As Roads Get Slick in Fargo

North Dakota Highway Patrol also urging all motorists to travel with care.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — With some more fresh snow in the FM Metro the roads have become slick. Police in Fargo are asking drivers to slow down and increase the distance between vehicles. They responded to 11 crashes Saturday morning in a four and a half hour period. While the major roads have been plowed, a sheet of ice remains…

Travel Advisories Issued in Cass and Clay Counties

CLAY COUNTY, Minn.–The current weather conditions have already caused many highways and rural roads to become dangerous for travel. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting has issued a no travel advisory for all of rural Clay County. He says there is zero visibility in open country areas and deputies have already responded to multiple cars in the ditch. The Minnesota Department…

Traffic Deaths Up 6% in 2018

The Department of Public Safety says 381 people died in crashes in 2018.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–State officials say traffic deaths in Minnesota increased 6% last year. The Department of Public Safety says 381 people died in crashes in 2018 with speed being the main factor in about a third of the fatalities. The agency’s Office of Traffic Safety says failing to wear seat belts resulted in 96 deaths, while 84 deaths were tied…

Morning Snow Causing Traffic Problems

A multi-vehicle crash on the westbound lane of I-94 west of the Veterans Boulevard interchange happened around 8:30 a.m.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – There have been a number of crashes, roll-over’s and spin-outs on icy stretches of I-94, I-29, and Highway 10 in the FM metro Thursday. A multi-vehicle crash on the westbound lane of I-94 west of the Veterans Boulevard interchange happened around 8:30 a.m. It slowed traffic to a crawl for more than an hour as tow…

Memorial Day Weekend Crashes Claim Six Lives Across Minnesota

There have been more than ten thousand DWI arrests in 2018

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Six lives were lost in crashes over the Memorial Day weekend across Minnesota. A 27-year-old male was killed in a head-on crash in Scott County. A 19-year-old female passenger died in a distracted driving crash in Dakota County. 45-year-old James Congdon of Plummer was killed in an ATV crash. Three motorcyclists were killed in separate crashes…

Fargo Police: Crashes Increased in December

They reported there were 200 crashes in November

  FARGO, ND — Fargo Police are reporting car crashes are on the rise. On Facebook, the department stated more than 600 crashes occurred in the city limits in December, even with a few days remaining in the month. They reported there were 200 crashes in November. The department is urging drivers to be careful on the roads, especially during…

First Blast of Winter 2017 Hits the Region Hard

As the hours tick by, Fargo Public Works has been keeping a close eye on the conditions

FARGO, ND — The first blizzard of the season has affected everyone from students and local drivers to professional truckers. “It was just crazy the rest of the day,” said West Fargo senior, Matthew Jahnke. “Once the announcement came out, kids were just, like bouncing off the walls.” It also prevented people from finishing their journeys on the road. “Running…