Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Downtown Grand Forks Sparks Emergency Response

GRAND FORKS, ND ( – In a sudden turn of events late Friday afternoon, emergency responders rushed to the scene of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in downtown Grand Forks. The incident occurred just before 4:00 p.m. near the bus stop adjacent to the parking ramp, situated north of the police station and alongside the railroad tracks.

An eyewitness account, captured in an iNews viewer photo, depicts the aftermath of the incident. According to the viewer, an elderly male pedestrian was hit by a vehicle, the driver of which appeared to be in their twenties. The victim was observed lying on the street momentarily before managing to get up onto the curb.

As of now, details surrounding the incident remain scant, with no official statement provided by law enforcement. However, efforts to gather further information are underway, with a call placed to the police department for clarification.

The incident has left the community on edge, prompting concerns about pedestrian safety in downtown areas. With the situation still developing, residents are urged to stay informed and exercise caution while navigating the city streets.

Stay tuned for updates on this evolving story as more information becomes available.

I’m Neil Berg reporting for

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *