Two Accidents Early this Week in Thief River Falls


Sunday at 4:37 pm. The Thief River Falls Police Department was called to a personal injury accident just south of the intersection of 1st Street and US Highway 59. A southbound 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, driven by James Dale Hjelle of Newfolden-turned in front of a northbound 2010 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Scott Hickerson of Thief River Falls causing a collision. Hickerson was injured and transported to Sanford Hospital. James Dale Hjelle-age 86 of Newfolden-was cited for failure to yield to right of way and failure to stop for a collision.

Tuesday at 6:36 in the morning, Thief River Falls Police were called to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of 6th Street and Main Avenue. A 2006 Chrysler Town and Country van, driven by Sarah L Mcfarlane was northbound on Main Avenue when she fell asleep and hit the second vehicle, which was legally parked. Sarah Lee McFarlane-age 18 of Salol-was charged with careless driving.



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