UPDATE: 11-year-old girl injured in car/pedestrian accident
A car-pedestrian accident Thursday that injured a Jamestown girl remains under investigation by the Jamestown Police Department, according to Maj. Justin Blinsky, assistant police chief.
The accident was reported at 3:16 p.m. at the intersection of 4th Street and 4th Avenue Northeast.
A 41-year-old Eldridge man was driving a 2015 Dodge Ram westbound on 4th Street approaching the intersection where another vehicle was in the turning lane.
An 11-year-old Jamestown girl ran across 4th Street in the crosswalk and was struck by the pickup, according to Blinsky. He did not release the driver’s name.
The girl was transported by ambulance to Jamestown Regional Medical Center with what were described as serious injuries. She was later transported by air to another hospital, Blinsky said.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol is assisting in the investigation.
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead reported that 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.
To donate to the fund, go to: https://bit.ly/2Df527g.