MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A State Trooper’s car was sideswiped in Nicollet County Friday evening.
According to the incident report, around 8:14 p.m. Minnesota State trooper was stopped at a crash scene on the southbound shoulder of Highway 15 in New Ulm.READ MORE: Kaprizov Scores Twice, Wild Roll To 5-2 Win Against Devils
Police said a Chevrolet Malibu, driven by 58-year-old David Johnson of New Ulm, was traveling southbound, followed by a GMC Yukon, driven by 26-year-old Nathan Jones of Gaylord.
Johnson slowed for the trooper’s lights, but Jones slid by Johnson.READ MORE: Shawn Clement, 36, Charged In Connection With 100+ Catalytic Converter Thefts
Police said as Jones went past Johnson he sideswiped the Malibu. As a result Johnson skidded into the rear of the trooper’s squad car.
The trooper was away from his vehicle at the time.
No one was injured during the crash.MORE NEWS: How Did Minnesota Get So Many Lakes?
The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota State Patrol were at the scene.