Suspect hits brick wall in Maplewood after high-speed chase - KMSP-TV

Suspect hits brick wall in Maplewood after high-speed chase

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MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (KMSP) - The driver of a pickup truck crashed into a brick wall in Maplewood, Minn. after leading police on a high-speed chase early Wednesday morning.

According to Metro Transit police, at about 2:30 a.m., an officer in a marked patrol on Franklin Ave. light rail station in Minneapolis attempted to pull over the truck as it was operating erratically. The driver fled and the officer followed, with an additional Metro Transit officer joining the chase down I-35W and Highway 36.

Roseville police shortly led the pursuit near Highway 36 and Lexington Ave. The driver ultimately crashed near Arcade and Burke in Maplewood and was transported to Regions Hospital – conscious and breathing – and is being treated for unknown injuries.

Metro Transit police are leading the investigation.


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