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Forum staff reports, Published January 22 2012

Fargo woman injured when car hits parked fire truck

ROTHSAY, Minn. – A Fargo woman was injured when the car she was riding in lost control near a crash scene and slid into the rear of a parked fire truck on Interstate 94 today, the State Patrol reported.

Jennifer L. Niekamp, 33, suffered injuries that were non-life-threatening in the crash, which occurred about 11:39 a.m., the patrol reported.

The accident occurred as Luke R. Niekamp, 27, Fargo, was driving westbound at mile marker 37. He came upon traffic that had slowed in front of his car due to a crash, the patrol reported.

Niekamp lost control of the vehicle on the icy road and it rear-ended a parked, unoccupied Rothsay fire truck, the patrol reported.