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One injured in car accident in Grand Forks

A Grand Forks man was injured in an accident at North Fifth Street and Gateway Drive Saturday morning, according to the Grand Forks Police Department.

A Grand Forks man was injured in an accident at North Fifth Street and Gateway Drive Saturday morning, according to the Grand Forks Police Department.

Jason Martin, 40, of Grand Forks was transported to Altru Hospital after a 2006 Lincoln Navigator collided with the passenger side of the 1998 Chevrolet Blazer, in which he was a passenger, according to a press release from the Police Department.

Allison Hicks-Martin, 44, of Grand Forks, was driving the Blazer north on North Fifth Street when she tried to turn left onto Gateway Drive at about 8:10 a.m. Saturday, according to the release.

The Navigator, driven by Gregory Martinson, 37, of Grafton, was traveling south on North Fifth Street when it struck the passenger side of the Blazer, the release said.

The extent of Martin's injuries is unknown. No one else was injured in the crash, the release said.

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Hicks-Martin was cited for failing to yield and for being an unqualified driver, according to the press release.

Both vehicles sustained extensive damage and were towed from the accident scene, the release said.

Three other accidents were reported to the Grand Forks Police Department between 6 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. Saturday, according to a dispatcher.

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