ND Highway Patrol
What: Injury Crash
Where: Highway 1804 near mile marker 251, approximately 4 miles north of New Town, ND
When: January 14, 2023 at approximately 0836 AM CST
Road Conditions: Frost
Weather Conditions: Cloudy
Crash Involvement: Truck vs Semi
Type of Crash: Angle
Agencies Involved: North Dakota Highway Patrol, Three Affiliated Tribes Police Department, Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office, New Town Fire and Ambulance
Vehicle No. 1: 2022, Ford F-150
Driver No. 1: 34 year old female, Watford City, ND – Serious Injuries
Vehicle No. 2: 2004 Kenworth Truck Tractor
Driver No. 2: 31 year old male, New Town, ND – Uninjured
Restraints: Seatbelt in Use
Narrative: The Ford was traveling eastbound on Highway 1804. The Ford crossed into the westbound lane of travel and struck a Kenworth that was traveling westbound. The Ford came to rest in the eastbound lane facing west. The driver of the Ford was ejected and suffered serious injuries. The driver of the Kenworth was not injured in the crash. The driver of the Ford was transported by ambulance to Trinity Health in Minot, ND.
The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.