WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Latest News

MN Man Flees Police, Crashes Into Parked Cop Car

View Comments
accident, crash, road, skid marks, generic

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. DeRusha Eats: Brake Bread
  2. Husband And Wife Die 15 Hours Apart
  3. Polk County Sheriff's Deputy Laid To Rest
  4. Como Zoo Animals Visit WCCO
  5. Troops Homecoming Sweetened By Local Girl Scouts

RENVILLE COUNTY, Minn. (WCCO) – A 22-year-old man from Hector, Minn., was fleeing authorities before crashing into an unoccupied parked police car Saturday evening, according to the state patrol.

Cody Kirgiss was airlifted to North Memorial Hospital, sustaining severe head trauma after a crash at 7:07 p.m. Saturday on Highway 212 near Olivia, Minn., in Renville County.

The patrol had received a driving complaint of the 2001 Chevy Venture Kirgiss was driving, and began pursuing him westbound on Highway 212. A Renville County Sheriff’s Deputy then parked his squad car in the eastbound lane.

That’s when Kirgiss drove over the center line and struck the empty cop car head on. That’s when Kirgiss’ vehicle onto its side, catching fire.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus