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Published June 04, 2012, 07:21 PM

19-year-old Charged With DUI After Hitting Light Pole

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - A Bottineau, ND, man has been charged with DUI and minor in consumption after he crashed into a light pole Monday afternoon.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - A Bottineau, ND, man has been charged with DUI and minor in consumption after he crashed into a light pole Monday afternoon.

Michael Kornkven, 19, was driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix north on N. Washington St. around 4:30 p.m. when he went over the curb and hit the pole at 12th Ave. N.

The collision caused extensive front-end damage to the vehicle and airbag deployment.

Kornkven was treated by paramedics at the scene and was taken to the Grand Forks County Correctional Center. He was also cited for care required.

Altru Ambulance and the Grand Forks Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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