MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s been a rough day already on many Twin Cities metro area roads, and even police officers are included in that loop.

Anoka County Dispatch confirmed that an accident involved a police officer late Friday morning near the intersection of Highway 10 and Foley Boulevard in Coon Rapids. Authorities would not specify what department the officer was from or how many vehicles were involved in the accident.

Anoka County Dispatch said the officer needed to be extricated from the vehicle. The extent of the officer’s injuries are not known at this time.

Comments (17)
  1. Stop wrecking police cars !! says:

    Another hot shot cop! They should know better !!!

    1. not a cop says:

      Yeah you are right, he should know better than to try to hurry up and get to an accident to try to save a life and prevent further property and human damage. When will these cops ever learn that an ungrateful public is all they ever get for putting their lives on the line day in and day out, trying to protect and serve.

      1. George says:

        I couldn’t have said it better myself

    2. Dan Horn says:

      They should know better what. That some moron is blowing a red light and about to broad side them. Go find a cop, shake his/her hand and thank them for their service because if you or your family need help guess who’s coming hell bent for election to save them you ungrateful moron.

  2. Hwy 10 Driver says:

    Get Real!

    Hwy 10 is spin out hell regardelss of who you are!

  3. Greg says:

    We dont know who or what caused this but there are cops that drive out of control the same as everyone else.

  4. j speedbag 64 says:

    highway 10 driver…best comment on this article…….

  5. Sarah says:

    Someone is absolutely hurtful and entirely ignorant….

  6. Jennifer says:

    He was assisting at a crash scene when a truck slid into him during a spin out. CSO’s help keep police open for more calls.

      1. MN hwy 10 driver says:

        Very well said Jennifer. CSO’s help officers a lot..With all these accidents and motor assist, i bet he had a very busy and stressful day.

    1. Scott says:

      actually you are incorrect, he was merging onto hwy 10 eastbound at appx. 1030am when his two wheel drive Dodge pickup slid out of control and hit the left rear of a semi trailer that was traveling in the right lane.

  7. Off Topic says:

    Since when are law officers allowed to exceed the posted speed limit without their flashing lights operating?

  8. judgement says:

    I suppose you were there to render that judgement? Tell me, how fast was he going? What was he responding to?? Im sure you are the 1st person to say “what took you so long to get here”. Its shocking how quickly people judge while knowing NOTHING about a situation.

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