A man is custody after allegedly driving drunk and fleeing police officers in Cottage Grove, Minn. Saturday. According to Cottage Grove police, officers responded to a call around 1 p.m. of an elderly male driving over a curb and hitting a rock in the 7100 block of 80th Street. The caller told police that they believed the driver was intoxicated, and that the car was now heading northbound on Highway 61.
A 41-year-old Worthington man is in the hospital after wind caused a semi’s trailer to tip and fall on top of the SUV he was driving on Monday. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2001 Honda CR-V was traveling westbound on Highway 60 west of Brewster during a strong thunderstorm at around 4:17 p.m. A 2014 Freightliner TR was traveling nearby with an empty trailer when a gust of wind blew the trailer onto the SUV.
A 51-year-old Minneapolis man who was struck by an SUV in St. Paul Saturday morning has been identified. St. Paul Police say David Wuest was biking down Summit Avenue when an SUV struck him as he crossed Snelling Avenue. The driver called 911.
WCCO has confirmed the identity of one of the two men who drove an SUV into the Mississippi River in Anoka early Friday morning. Ramsey Police say they received a report of an off-roading SUV that was driving into the river at about 1:30 a.m. Witnesses say the vehicle was first driving through a yard behind a home when the driver stopped for a moment at the river’s edge, and then drove down the bank.
A 38-year-old St. Paul man is seriously injured after the SUV he was driving went off a ramp and crashed on top of another SUV Saturday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Two Minneapolis police officers were taken to a hospital as a precaution Tuesday night after an SUV T-boned a squad car on the city’s north side. It happened at about 9:16 p.m. near the intersection of 36th and Russell Avenues, police said.
A Braham police reserve officer is alive thanks to the quick actions of a good Samaritan. Reserve officer Paul Dial was on patrol late Wednesday night when his squad car was hit by an SUV. He was trapped inside when the squad burst into flames.
Two of the three Carleton College students that were killed in a car accident last week will be laid to rest this weekend. Paxton Harvieux, Michael Goodgame and James Adams were killed last Friday after their SUV slid into the path of an oncoming semi truck.
State officials say there were no DWI-related deaths on Minnesota roads over the Super Bowl weekend. While data shows authorities did arrest 175 drivers for DWI, there were no deaths where alcohol played a factor, the Department of Public Safety says.
A 22-year-old man is charged with more than 20 counts of both criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation in a rollover crash that killed one person last November.
Family and friends of a La Crosse, Wis., man who’s presumed drowned have spent the past week on the banks of the Mississippi River as a volunteer search crew works to recover his body. Chad Kingsbury is the brother of the missing man, 29-year-old Andrew Kingsbury.
Five frigid days have passed since an SUV plunged into the Mississippi River, killing four people. The deadly accident happened Sunday morning in Winona after Andrew Kingsbury, Matthew Erickson, Christina Hauser and Blake Overland left a local bar. Searchers have spent the week trying to find the body of 29-year-old Kingsbury. Chief Deputy Ron Ganrude with the Winona County Sheriff’s office has spent several days aiding in the search.
Recovery crews used a robotic device Monday to search the Mississippi River in downtown Winona for the bodies of two men believed to have drowned along with two others when an SUV ended up in the icy waterway.
A man claiming to be a police officer kidnapped a woman in Fridley and sexually assaulted her Saturday afternoon. Now, authorities say it may be connected to a similar incident involving a University of Minnesota student.
A man wearing a badge and security-style belt sexually assaulted a University of Minnesota student early Sunday morning, according to police.