Suspect In Bismarck Hit And Run In Custody


Bismarck – The suspect wanted in a hit and run accident late last week in Bismarck is now in custody.

Bismarck Police say a 21-year-old man from Bismarck has been arrested in connection with the crash that injured a 59-year-old Mandan woman. 

Police say the suspect fled the scene of the crash, that occurred Friday afternoon because he was nervous that he had a small amount of Marijuana in his possession. 

He then reported to a local Burger King for work. When Police arrived to the Burger King, the manager lied to police about his whereabouts before other employees told police the truth.

Police then compared his time card to the time of the accident and he was taken into custody.

He faces two Class C felonies of reckless endangerment and failure to perform duty in an accident that resulted in serious injury.

Witnesses told police he was making a turn onto Sixth street from Rosser Avenue Friday afternoon when he struck the 59-year-old woman.

She was taken from the scene to Sanford Health, police did not have an update on her condition.

Police also add the Manager of the Burger King could also face charges but so far nothing formal has been filed.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Recent Videos

Mugshot Bill


Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 - KX Storm Team Evening Forecast - Dave Holder

Tom's Tuesday Afternoon #OneMinuteForecast 1/26

BSC Basketball

Bishop Ryan Girl's Basketball

Hettinger-Scranton Girl's Basketball

Legacy Boy's Basketball

ATW: David Tries It w/ Majettes Hockey

ATW: BSC's Buster Gilliss

ATW: Mic'd Up with Coach Brandt

Transgender Athlete Bill

KX Storm Team Full Evening Forecast w/Tom Schrader 1/25

Tom's Monday Afternoon #OneMinuteForecast 1/25


Monday, January 25th, 2021 - KX Storm Team Morning Forecast - Dave Holder

Jesse White

ND National Guard Returns

Plays of the Week

Emergency car kit

More Video

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

KX News Trending Stories

Latest Stories

More Local News