MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A crash involving two squad cars sent a Minnetonka police officer to the hospital.
The officer and a State Trooper were both responding to a reported assault around 9:50 p.m. Sunday night. That’s when Minnetonka police say the trooper rear-ended the officer’s vehicle at the corner of Maple Lane and Lake Street.READ MORE: Sen. Klobuchar Pushing To Help Modernize Minnesota National Guard's Fleet
The State Trooper was not hurt, but the police officer was hospitalized for back and neck pain.READ MORE: Minnesota Legislature Races To Complete Its Work, But Time Running Out
Police say the two were heading to an incident where men had suffered cuts during an assault near Lucky’s gas station on Highway 7. The two men told a homeowner they wanted an ambulance, but not the police. They were arrested and transported to Methodist Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: First-Ever St. Paul 'Qeej Festival' Highlights Hmong Musical Instrument
The incident is under investigation by Minnetonka police.