Driver cited after crashing into “road closed” gate


Wimberly Patton


A truck driver was cited after crashing into a “road closed” gate in North Dakota during a recent closure.

The incident happened on Thursday, February 23rd in Bismarck, North Dakota at around 9:30 a.m.

According to KFGO News, Interstate 94 from Bismarck to Fargo had been shut all night, causing a line of vehicles to park on the shoulder waiting for it to reopen. A 44-year-old trucker then approached the closure at exit 161 and was unable to stop. The truck then crashed into the road closure gate.

The entire gate was damaged as a result of the wreck. The semi truck sustained minor damage.

The unnamed driver was cited for driving faster than conditions allowed to maintain control of his vehicle.

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