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Nissan Sentra collides with semi truck on Interstate 29, injuries reported

Fargo, North Dakota – An accident on Interstate 29 involving a Nissan Sentra and a semi truck’s trailer resulted in injuries to two people.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol released information about a concerning incident that occurred on Interstate 29. At approximately 11:15 a.m., a Kenworth semi truck was stopped on the right shoulder of Mile 61 Southbound, just north of the 52nd Avenue Exit, due to a mechanical failure. Concurrently, a Nissan Sentra, with two individuals inside, was traveling southbound in the right lane. The car veered onto the shoulder of the road, leading to a collision where the front right corner of the Sentra struck the rear left corner of the semi truck’s flatbed trailer.

The driver of the Sentra, a 23-year-old woman from Moorhead, MN, sustained minor injuries from the crash. However, the situation was more severe for the passenger, a 22-year-old man from New Castle, IN. He suffered serious, non-life-threatening injuries and required extrication from the vehicle by the Fargo Fire Department. Both individuals were promptly transported to local hospitals for treatment. It is noted that the driver of the Kenworth truck was not present in the vehicle at the time of the accident.

The incident is currently under investigation to determine the precise circumstances and cause of the crash. This accident highlights the importance of road safety and the potential risks associated with highway travel, especially when large vehicles like semi trucks are involved. The investigation will likely focus on factors such as road conditions, vehicle speeds, and driver behavior to understand how this unfortunate incident occurred.

Hobert Worrell

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