WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-red01, ww color red

Latest News

Trooper Squad Car Hit From Behind During Traffic Stop

View Comments
(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A state trooper received minor injuries when his squad car was struck by a van. It happened around 8 p.m. Saturday evening on Interstate 94 near 42nd Avenue in north Minneapolis.

“A driver of a van plowed into the back end of his squad car pushing him into the car he had pulled over,” said Capt. Matt Langer, of the State Patrol.

NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Bruce Hagevik Reports


Both the trooper and the driver of the van suffered injuries. The trooper was treated for bumps and bruises and the van driver is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

“We’re now looking strongly at this potentially being a medical situation,” said Langer.

The van driver was unconscious for a time after the collision.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus