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Published September 24, 2012, 02:33 PM

Police Probe Hit-and-Run Cycle Accident in Grand Forks

Grand Forks Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run accident involving motorcycle that occurred just before 7 a.m. today near Altru Health System.

By: Herald Staff Report, Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run accident involving motorcycle that occurred just before 7 a.m. today near Altru Health System.

Police said a motorcycle operated by Billy Higgins, 44, Grand Forks, was southbound on South Columbia Road at about 6:59 a.m. when it was struck by a vehicle turning into the entrance at Altru Emergency Room.

The vehicle then left without stopping at the scene, according to the report.

Police are looking for a white passenger car. No other description was immediately available.

Higgins was transported to Altru with apparent minor injuries.

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

The crash remains under investigation. Authorities ask that anybody who has information regarding the crash to contact Grand Forks Police Department at (701) 787-8000.

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