One person was injured in a crash at a busy Grand Forks intersection Saturday evening.
Around 5:41 p.m. Saturday, a Grand Forks police officer witnessed a crash at the intersection of DeMers Avenue and South Washington Street, according to a news release from GFPD.
A black 2019 Ford Focus, driven by 19-year-old Ethan Johnson of Roseau, Minn., was traveling northbound on South Washington and attempted to turn left to go west on DeMers Avenue, the release said. A white 2018 Ford F150, driven by 39-year-old Jerome Lowe of East Grand Forks, was traveling southbound on South Washington.
According to the release, the Ford Focus pulled in front of the Ford F150 and the truck struck the vehicle in the intersection.
The driver of the Ford Focus, Johnson, was issued a citation for failure to yield at a controlled intersection, the release stated. One juvenile passenger in the Ford Focus was transported to Altru via ambulance with what police said is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
Several lanes of traffic were blocked off for about 30 minutes while GFPD officers conducted their investigation.
"The Grand Forks Police Department would like to take this time to remind all drivers to operate their vehicle in a safe manner and be cognizant of the traffic flow," the department said in its release.
The Grand Forks Fire Department and Altru Ambulance Service also assisted on this incident.
If anybody has any further information regarding this incident they are encouraged to contact the Grand Forks Police Department at 701-787-8000.