Published February 1, 2024

Students Injured in Mandan Crash

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ND Highway Patrol

1 Vehicle Injury Crash in Mandan

What: Injury 

Where: 8th St NW & 5th Ave NW, Mandan

When: 01/31/2024 at 1:05 P.M. CST

Road Conditions: Good/Patch of Ice

Weather Conditions: Sunny

Crash Involvement: Vehicle/Tree

Type of Crash: Fixed Object

Agencies Involved: ND Highway Patrol, Mandan Police Department, Mandan Fire Department, Metro Area Ambulance

Vehicle No. 1: 2013 GMC Terrain

Driver No. 1: 16-year-old female from Mandan, minor injury

Restraints: Seatbelt in Use

Charges:     Under Investigation

Passenger No. 1: 18-year-old female from Mandan, minor injury

Restraints: Seatbelt in use

Passenger No. 2: 17-year-old female from Mandan, minor injury

Restraints: Unknown

Passenger No. 3: 16-year-old female from Mandan, serious non-life-threatening injury

Restraints: Not in use

NARRATIVE: GMC Terrain was traveling westbound on 8th St NW at a high rate of speed when it hit a patch of ice that had not melted yet. Driver lost control of the vehicle and it swerved off the roadway to the right. Vehicle jumped the curb crossing the boulevard and sidewalks on the north side of 8th St NW. The vehicle then entered the roadway of 5th Ave NW. It crossed 5th Ave NW and again went off the roadway striking a tree and retaining wall that was on the west side of 5th Ave NW. All passengers were students at Mandan High School, and they were traveling back to the school for class. 1 passenger was transported by Metro Area Ambulance to CHI St. Alexius for serious non-life-threatening injuries. Other 2 passengers and driver were transported by private vehicles to the hospital for minor injuries.  All occupants were wearing their seatbelts. Crash remains under investigation.  

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