Jamestown  (CSi)  The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports multiple vehicles, including a MSUM team bus were involved in a crash about 2:30-p.m., Friday westbound on I-94 30 miles west of Jamestown.

The reports says, the 1995 Motor Coach Industries bus transporting the team operated by 70 year old Robert Philpott, of Moorhead, and a 2005 Buick Terraza, driven by 35 year old Joell Hill of Fargo were traveling in the left lane on Interstate 94.

Around MM 227 a vehicle was stopped in the right lane due to the driver having a medical issue. A semi swerved to the left lane in front of the Buick to miss the vehicle stopped in the right lane. The driver of the Buick applied brakes for the the semi and was rear ended by the Motor Coach. The Motor Coach is owned by Richards Transport Service,  transporting the Minnesota State University – Moorhead basketball team to a game in Bismarck, with 20 passengers.

The Buick passengers, included nine year old girl and a five year old boy.  A  third juvenile  18 months old was properly restrained. All occupants of the Buick were transported to Jamestown Regional Medical Center and treated for minor injuries.

Both drivers wore seat belts.

The were no injuries to the driver or occupants of the Motor Coach.

The team went on to play their game in Bismarck, not being physically injured, but shaken up.

The crash remains under investigation by the NDHP.

Assisting the Highway Patrol at the scene were:  The Stutsman and Kidder County Sheriff’s Office, and the Medina Fire Department.