MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A driver fleeing from police was ejected when the car rolled into a median on Interstate 94 near Monticello, Minn.

Around 7:15 a.m. St. Cloud police got a call about an erratic driver on westbound I-94, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Troopers tried to stop the car, but the driver sped off leading officers on a chase.

The pursuit ended when the fleeing vehicle crashed into a median, rolling and ejecting the driver.

The driver was injured and had to be airlifted to the hospital.

The road was closed for a period of time while police investigated. A portion remained closed though the morning rush hour.

The name or condition of the driver is not known at this time. It’s also not clear why the driver was trying to get away.

Comments (15)
  1. crybaby says:

    its time to make a law that if someone flees the police that they will lose their right to post bail. Eventually this behavior will stop.

  2. Les says:

    Why does the police dept. still chase? So not necessary anymore

    1. Mr. Me says:

      How is it not necessary anymore? So, if police stop chasing criminals everywhere will know that all they have to do is run and they are home free? What is your solution to the problem?

    2. Jeff says:

      Yeah. If cops stop chasing altogether, NOBODY WILL STOP. Go back to nintendo, Les, you idiot.

  3. MC HAMMER says:

    Why did you run!! I got warrants man!!

  4. Guy says:

    Gah – more waste of tax money fixing up this idiot … should just leave him for the crows ..

  5. Brian says:

    Yep. I saw the article was posted about 2 hrs ago and I knew I wouldn’t get on here before some moron blamed the cops. It really speaks to the state of our society when the most common course of action is to blame the cops, and not the idiot who made the decision. Fortunately, those ignoramus’ are actually the minority. Still irritating.

  6. The Architect says:

    Why didn’t they just leave him where he landed, and put a GPS locator ankle piece on him? If he was able to survive and crawl his stupid a55 to the hospital, they’d just go pick him up. If not, problem solved and the ‘yotes get a free meal.

  7. naaaaa says:

    why waste the money on the bracelet??? Just a single shot in the head and all’s good. Cost ? maybe .90

    1. SB says:

      You are forgetting “due process” and “inncoent until proven guilty.” Maybe his accelerator got stuck or he had a seizure or other medical condition. Give him his day in court. If he is found guilty, give him an appeal. If that appeal fails, then cap him in the head.

      1. Mr. Me says:

        that works for me, well said

        1. okaaaaay says:

          yeah – the pop to skull can wait thru the trial…but frick the appaeal process. He gets a single shot. Then we get a single shot too 😉

  8. we says:

    This is nothing 10MG of 9MM applied to the head wont fix!

  9. Buster says:

    Who is going to fix the torn up grass in the median? Thats going to look terrible.

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