The second crash, just 14 minutes later, happened at 2:17 p.m. in Mandan.
According to Highway Patrol, a man driving a Ford Focus and another man with a passenger on an Indian Motorcycle were traveling east on I-94 near mile marker 153.
The motorcycle was in front of the Ford, when another vehicle merged and forced the motorcycle to brake rapidly.
That’s when the Ford rear-ended the motorcycle, causing it to overturn.. tossing the driver and passenger onto the roadway.
The motorcycle passenger was transported by Ambulance to St
Alexius Hospital in Bismarck and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
This crash remains under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.