Several from Warroad Injured in Accident 30 Oct 17

Several people from the Warroad Area were injured in a 2 vehicle accident Saturday in Northern Township, North of Bemidji ..

46 year old Jonathan, 42 year old Jennifer, and 16 year old Rebecca Macarther as well as 50 year old Darrell and 40 year old Emily Shaugabay,  were all taken to Sanford Hospital Bemidji, after their Ford SUV collided with pickup on Highway #71 at the intersection with Lakewood Drive in Beltrami County.

Also injured in the accident; the driver of the pickup, 49 year old Keith Dahl of Bemidji.

According to State Troopers, Jonathan Macarther was the driver of a 2015 Ford Expedition, north bound on the highway, when the east bound pickup pulled into the path of the Macarther vehicle.

3 children in the Macarther vehicle escaped injury along with an adult passenger in the Dahl pickup, with Beltrami County Sheriff, fire/rescue and ambulance all responding. Both vehicles were totaled.

Officers say all occupants of the Macarther vehicle and Dahl were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident, reported just after 10pm. The initial report indicates alcohol suspected as a factor in the Dahl vehicle with the crash remaining under investigation.