Struck by a pickup, 11-year-old Jamestown girl is in critical condition at a Fargo hospital
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A pickup truck hit an 11-year-old girl here Thursday, Nov. 9, leaving her in critical condition, according to Maj. Justin Blinsky, assistant chief of the Jamestown Police Department.
The collision was reported at 3:16 p.m. at the intersection of Fourth Street and Fourth Avenue in northeast Jamestown.
A 41-year-old Eldridge man was driving a pickup west on Fourth Street approaching the intersection where another vehicle was in the turning lane.
The girl, who's from Jamestown, ran across Fourth Street in the crosswalk and was struck by the pickup, Blinsky said.
The girl was taken by ambulance to Jamestown Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. She was later flown to a Fargo hospital where she was in critical condition on Friday, Nov. 10, Blinsky said.
Police declined to release the names of the driver and the girl.
The collision remains under investigation by the Jamestown Police Department, with help from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
A GoFundMe page has been set up for the girl, who is identified in the GoFundMe information as Isabella Sandstrom.
The posting on GoFundMe states that Sandstrom suffered severe injuries, including a fractured skull, other broken bones and internal injuries.