ND Highway Patrol
Where: Highway 83 near mile marker 183 approximately 14 miles south of Minot, ND
When: May 6, 2023, at approximately 1139 AM CST
Road Conditions: Good
Weather Conditions: Cloudy
Crash Involvement: Vehicle vs Vehicle
Type of Crash: Angle
Agencies Involved: North Dakota Highway Patrol, Ward County Sheriffs office, Max Fire
Department, Community Ambulance.
Vehicle No. 1: 2020 Toyota Highlander
Driver No. 1: 25 year old, Female, Minot AFB, ND – Minor injuries
Restraints: Seatbelt in use
Passenger No. 1: Adult female, Minot AFB, ND – Minor injuries
Restraints: Seatbelt in Use
Passenger No. 2: Juvenile Female, Minot AFB, ND – Minor Injuries
Restraints: Car seat in use
Vehicle No. 2: 2015 Infiniti Q45
Driver No. 2: 32 year old, Male, Wichita, KS – Fatality
The Toyota was traveling south on Hwy 83 near mile marker 183. The Infiniti was traveling
north on Hwy 83. The Infiniti turned to go west on Hwy 23. The Toyota struck the Infiniti. Both
vehicles came to rest in the west ditch. The Infiniti was engulfed in flames. The driver of the
Infiniti was pronounced deceased on scene. All three occupants of the Toyota were
transported to Trinity Health in Minot by ambulance. The occupants sustained minor injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.