MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Dresser, Minnesota, man has been charged after leading police on a chase that closed down I-494 for more than an hour Thursday evening.
Bradley Olsen, 24, is charged in Hennepin County with fleeing police in a motor vehicle. He is recovering from his injuries.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
Olsen was suspected of breaking into a home in Rogers, according to the criminal complaint.
He took off in a white SUV when police tried to pull him over.
The chase reached speeds of 120 miles per hour and scattered debris over the freeway.READ MORE: More Than 1 Million Wisconsin Residents Have Been Vaccinated
Olsen’s SUV struck two other vehicles and rolled over four times. A passenger tried to run away and was arrested Thursday, but the county attorney’s office said on Friday that he was not charged with any crime.
Emergency workers had to cut the driver Olsen out of the vehicle after the crash.
Police said Thursday that he’s suspected to have taken a large amount of meth, and he was throwing it out of the SUV during the chase.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins