UPDATE: Fargo police release names of persons in weekend injury Crash

Published: Mar. 25, 2019 at 8:01 AM CDT
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UPDATE: On Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 7:38 p.m., Fargo Police Officers responded to an injury crash at 13 Ave. S. and University Dr. S. Upon their arrival, officers found a five year old male, identified as Branden Devine, who had been removed from the vehicle by bystanders, lying in the parking lot of the nursing home with nursing home staff conducting CPR on him. A seven year old male, identified as Jason Devine, was trapped in the back seat and was extricated by Fargo Fire. Both children were transported to a local hospital with critical injuries. The driver, Christopher Lee Devine, 31 years old of Fargo, and the front seat passenger, identified as Jacob Cain Larson, 22 years old of Moorhead, were also removed from the vehicle and transported to a local hospital for their injuries.

The occupants of the second vehicle involved in the crash are Gordon Peter Dahl, 86 years old of Fargo, and Carole Larson Dahl, 81 years old of Fargo. Gordon and Carole refused medical treatment on scene.

A search warrant for a blood draw from Devine was signed by a judge, and Devine was placed under arrest for driving under the influence with a minor in the vehicle and driving under the influence resulting in serious injury. Due to the nature of his injuries, Devine was not held in custody and was left in the care of the hospital. The incident is still under investigation.

Original: A Fargo man was arrested for DUI following a crash late Saturday night that injured six people, including two young children that are in critical condition.

The driver of a car, 31-year old Christopher Devine, was speeding and driving erratically when his car crashed with an SUV in the 1300 Block of South University Drive. He was arrested but not detained for DUI and DUI with a minor in the vehicle.

Fargo Police say a 5 and 7-year-old were in the vehicle driven by Devine. The 5-year-old boy had CPR performed on him by a bystander, and the other child had to be pulled from the vehicle by firefighters. Both are in critical condition.

Devine and his passenger in the front also had to be pulled from the vehicle by emergency crews. Their conditions are unknown.

Two other people were injured, but not seriously.

Stay with Valley News Live as we learn more information.