Jackknifed Semi Causes Traffic Jam on I-94

Troopers are working to open both lanes as quickly as possible.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: Trooper Gabe Irvis says the lanes have been cleared and traffic is moving smoothly again.   CASS COUNTY, N.D.–A jackknifed semi has caused traffic to come to a standstill on I-94 eastbound between Casselton and mapleton. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says no injuries have been reported. Troopers are…

Semi Driver Suffers Medical Condition While Driving Near Jamestown And Dies

There was no damage to the truck or load of cattle he was hauling

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A 63-year-old semi driver is dead after suffering a sudden medical condition and driving off Old Highway 10 near Jamestown. It happened around 7 Tuesday night. Two other drivers saw what happened and found the semi driver unconscious and called 911. The driver was taken to the hospital in Jamestown where he was pronounced dead. There was…

Semi Driver Pulls Rig In Path of Slow-Moving BNSF Train

The BNSF train was only going between 5 and 10 miles per hour

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the second time in about a week, a vehicle drives into the path of a slow-moving train in Grand Forks. This time it was a semi driven by 31-year-old Travis Bitker of Bemidji. Police say Bitker was driving through the yard of the State Mill at the time of the crash. The BNSF train was…

Man Walking On Highway 59 Near Detroit Lakes Killed By Semi

The fatal crash was reported around 5:45 Wednesday morning

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A man is dead after he was hit by a semi while walking near Detroit Lakes. The state patrol says 57-year-old James Gunthorpe of Detroit Lakes was hit on Highway 59 and Brandy Lake Road. The fatal crash was reported around 5:45 Wednesday morning. The patrol says Gunthorpe was walking in the northbound lane of the…

I-94 Temporarily Closed Near Sterling, ND

There were no injuries during the incident.

STERLING, N.D.–Interstate 94 traveling westbound at Exit 90 is being temporarily closed. A semi hauling a crane went into the median near mile marker 85 just east of Sterling. There were no injuries during the incident. The North Dakota Highway Patrol and North Dakota Game and Fish will be rerouting traffic along Highway 10 to Sterling where traffic can get…

Several Cattle Killed When Semi Overturns in Emmons County

No charges will be filed against the semi driver.

HAZELTON, N.D.–A semi truck carrying approximately 72 head of cattle tipped over, killing some of the cattle near Hazelton. The semi driver was traveling Southbound on U.S. Highway 83 when he slowed to make a left turn into a Cenex gas station. As the truck was turning, the weight of the cattle shifted causing the semi to turn over on…

Victims In Tuesday Crash With Semi In Polk County Identified

The driver of the semi was not hurt

POLK CO., Minn. — Authorities have identified the two people killed in a crash with a semi Tuesday in Polk County. They say 36-year-old Jacob Anderson of Fertile failed to yield at an intersection on County Road 46. Anderson and his passenger, 33-year-old Alison Reierson of Winger, were pronounced dead at the scene in the noon hour. The driver of…

Semi Tanker Rolls Over on I-94 Near Casselton

Rescue crews responded to the scene.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption CASSELTON, N.D.–The driver of a semi was injured when his truck rolled on an I-94 exit ramp near Casselton Monday afternoon. Rescue crews responded to the scene. No further details have been released. Categories: North Dakota News Tags: casselton, I-94, injured, rollover, semi

Man Who Ran Stop Sign and Was Killed In A Crash With A Semi Is Identified

68-year-old Emil Vetsch of Balta failed to yield at an intersection on Highway 19

ESMOND, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man who was killed after failing to stop for a stop sign in Benson County. They say 68-year-old Emil Vetsch of Balta failed to yield at an intersection on Highway 19, about 2 miles west of Esmond. His pickup was hit on the driver’s side by a semi. Both vehicles…

Strong Wind Causes Semi to Tip on I-94

It happened four miles east of Tower City

BUFFALO, N.D. — Strong wind causes a semi to tip on I-94. It happened near Buffalo, North Dakota. The truck was pulling an empty box trailer. The semi blocked part of the westbound land of the interstate. The 22-year-old driver from New York was taken to Essentia for minor injuries. The blocked lane was opened about 30 minutes after the…