The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 5:30 PM, 16-year-old Javier Tapia of Harris was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Prism westbound on 130th Street, or A18, west of Lake Park near the intersection with 110th Avenue. An animal ran in front of his vehicle and Tapia lost control of the vehicle. Tapia’s vehicle entered the south ditch and rolled.
Tapia was transported to Lakes Regional Hospital by Lakes Regional Hospital Ambulance.
Damage to Tapia’s Chevy was estimated at $3500.
In addition to Sheriff and Ambulance personnel, Lake Park Rescue, Lake Park Fire Department, and Jennings Tow & Repair of Spirit Lake assisted at the scene.