Multi-Vehicle Crash – Hwy 52 – Sawyer
At approximately 7:59 a.m. Thursday, August 25, the North Dakota Highway Patrol responded to a multivehicle crash on Hwy 52, approximately one mile southeast of Sawyer. The crash involved four commercial motor vehicles and eight passenger vehicles. Heavy fog at the time significantly reduced visibility, which led to the crash. Only minor injuries were reported.
A school bus and an Air Force bus, each carrying passengers, was in the vicinity at the time but was not involved in the crash. The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Ward County Sheriff’s Office, and the Velva Ambulance also responded to the scene. The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.