UPDATE: 10/19 – 10:52 a.m.
Police have arrested the driver, 24-year-old Minot resident Jonathan Taylor, who crashed their vehicle into the Broadway Liquor Store in Minot on Monday night.
According to the Minot Police Department, Taylor is being charged with three felonies including Criminal Vehicular Injury, Duty in Accident involving Personal Injury, and Criminal Mischief. He also faces two misdemeanor charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident involving Damage to a Vehicle, and Aggravated Reckless Driving.
Taylor’s vehicle also struck a 27-year-old Minot woman who was working in the liquor store. Both the driver and the employee were transported to Trinity Hospital by ambulance for their injuries.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol is assisting with crash reconstruction while an investigation into the event remains ongoing.
ORIGINAL STORY: 10/17 – 9:30 a.m.
MINOT, N.D. (KXNET) — A car crashed into a liquor store on Monday night in Minot, sending one employee to the emergency room.
Police say it happened around 11 p.m. at Broadway Liquor on North Broadway in Minot. Those on the scene informed us they believed the driver was traveling down Broadway at an extremely high speed just before crashing into the liquor store.
A 27-year-old female employee was taken to Trinity Hospital by ambulance. Officers say that the 24-year-old man was in custody after the crash, but had not been arrested yet, and was also sent to the hospital.
Investigation into the event is ongoing.