The Grand Forks Police responded to a three-vehicle crash at Gateway Dr and No. 51st St. One vehicle was resting on its hood. Vehicle #1 was driven by Sydney Maier of Grand Forks. Maier was traveling Eastbound on Gateway Dr. Vehicle #2, driven by Alba Garcia of Grand Forks, was traveling Westbound on Gateway Dr. Vehicle #3 was stopped at the stop sign. Kari Jeuch of Fisher, MN, was the driver. Vehicle #2, driven by Garcia, failed to yield when she made a left-hand turn onto No. 51st ST. Vehicle #2 was struck by Vehicle #1. Vehicle #2 came to a rest on its roof. All of the occupants of Vehicle #2 were able to get out of the vehicle.

Drivers Maier and Jeuch were not injured. Driver Alba and a passenger were transported along with the four children. All of the children were not wearing a seatbelt. The children’s ages range from 5 to 14 years old. The children were transported for a precaution. The crash is under investigation.

The Grand Forks Police were assisted by CART, UAS, Altru, Grand Forks Fire Department, and ND Highway Patrol.

It is the best practice to have all occupants in a vehicle to use a seatbelt and have children in car seats.