NORTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL

Winter Weather Has Truck Drivers Waiting Out Winter Storm at Rest Stops

A couple of drivers trying to head back to Canada are experiencing major delays along I-29

FARGO, N.D. – Road closures due to bad weather Thursday are leaving truck drivers with no choice but to stay put. A couple of drivers trying to head back to Canada are experiencing major delays along I-29. “I was supposed to do my delivery today but it looks like the blizzard is coming in,” truck driver Gurpreet Sangij said. Between low…

High Winds Bring Down Billboard

North Dakota Highway Patrol posted this picture from the area near West Acres Mall this morning.

sign2 sign1 FARGO, N.D. – We’ve seen roofs cave in from the snow, but the storm is bringing high winds as well. So strong they blew down a billboard near the 13th Avenue exit for I–29 Thursday morning. Peak wind gusts hit 56 miles per hour in Fargo. To put that into perspective, the minimum wind speeds for a severe…

Suspect in High Speed Chase Near Jamestown Identified, Charges Not Yet Filed

The suspect drove away and nearly hit the trooper's car after being asked to get out of the vehicle.

JAMESTOWN, ND — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified a suspect after a high-speed chase north of Jamestown. A trooper on Thursday evening saw a vehicle with a headlight out and expired registration backed onto an approach close to the Stutsman County Fairgrounds. The suspect drove away and nearly hit the trooper’s car after being asked to get out of the…

Trooper’s Squad Car Hit on I-94 in Fargo

Trooper1 Trooper2 Courtesy: North Dakota Highway Patrol FARGO, N.D. – No one was hurt when a car sideswiped a North Dakota Highway Patrol squad car on Interstate 94 in Fargo on Friday. It happened around 10:15 on the westbound side of the interstate between the Red River bridge and University Drive. The Highway Patrol says the trooper was investigating a…

State Trooper Struck By Truck Near Watford City

The patrol squad's emergency lights were activated.

Watford City, N.D. (KFGO) – A North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper was injured when he was struck by a pickup near Watford City Monday night. The highway patrol says around 5:45 p.m. on Highway 23, a 36-year-old trooper got out of his squad to help with traffic control for cattle crossing the road. The patrol squad’s emergency lights were activated….

Driver Dies After Crashing Into Farm Equipment

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says shortly after sunset, around 7:05 p.m., the car was southbound on Richland County Road 1 when it met a northbound tractor towing a disc plow and coil packer.

Hankinson, N.D. (KFGO) – A 59-year-old Hankinson man was killed when the car he was driving collided with farm equipment just north of Hankinson Tuesday night. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says shortly after sunset, around 7:05 p.m., the car was southbound on Richland County Road 1 when it met a northbound tractor towing a disc plow and coil packer….

St. Thomas Teen Injured in Four-Wheeler Crash

The crash happened on Pembina County Road 11, three miles east of St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS, N.D. — A 17-year-old from St. Thomas, North Dakota is injured after crashing his four-wheeler into a moving vehicle. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened on Pembina County Road 11, three miles east of St. Thomas shortly after 1:00 this afternoon. The teen failed to yield at an intersection and hit the back end of…

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Hazelton

One man from Bismarck is dead after head-on crash

EMMONS COUNTY, N.D. — A motorcyclist is dead after a crash with a semi north of Hazelton, North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the semi was traveling on Highway 83 shortly before 3:00 this afternoon when the motorcycle veered into its lane and was struck head-on. The driver of the motorcycle was a 61-year-old man from Bismarck. The…

Man Dies After Labor Day Crash In LaMoure County

89-year-old Albert Oberlander died Monday of his injuries

JUD, N.D. — An elderly man from Kulm has died of injuries suffered last week in a crash in LaMoure County. North Dakota Highway Patrol says 89-year-old Albert Oberlander died Monday of injuries he received on Labor Day. Oberlander’s minivan left County Road 65 near Jud and crashed into a ditch. The patrol says he likely fell asleep at the wheel….

Sobriety Checkpoint In Fargo Results In 15 Arrests

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says from 9 p.m. Friday until 12:30 a.m. Saturday, 597 vehicles passed through the checkpoint on the eastbound off ramp from I-94 to 25th Street south.

Fargo, N.D. – A weekend sobriety checkpoint in Fargo resulted in 15 arrests. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says from 9 p.m. Friday until 12:30 a.m. Saturday, 597 vehicles passed through the checkpoint on the eastbound off ramp from I-94 to 25th Street south. Of the 31 vehicles that were stopped for further testing, six arrests were made for DUI, four…