A Grand Forks woman was injured in an alcohol-related crash on Wednesday, July 17, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Cindy Smithee, 58, was driving a 2003 Buick Regal south on Belmont Road and drove into the ditch after the 62nd Avenue T-intersection around 8:15 p.m., a press release said. She was taken by ambulance to Altru Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, the release said.

Smithee is facing charges of DUI and open container, the release said. She was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt.

The investigation is ongoing.

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