The 19-year-old Blaine man who died Wednesday night in a car accident has been identified as Mohamed Amin, the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office said Thursday.
A semitrailer truck was southbound on University Avenue at 85th Avenue NE. when it collided with the car Amin was driving, which was heading east on 85th, police said. The crash happened at 7:54 p.m.
Amin died at the scene, police said. Two passengers in his vehicle, ages 12 and 13, were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis with critical injuries, police said Wednesday.
The semi driver, a 41-year-old man from St. Paul, was not hurt. He remained on the scene and cooperated with investigators, police said.
The accident is being investigated by Blaine police, the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, Medical Examiner’s Office and the State Patrol.