MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A driver was not seriously hurt after his vehicle lost control and plunged into a holding pond near Eagan Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Authorities responded to the accident at about 12:10 p.m. on northbound Highway 77 at Highway 13. When officers arrived, a 21-year-old male driver lost control of his vehicle and it went into a holding pond.READ MORE: Semi Driver Killed In I-94 Crash In St. Michael, State Patrol Says
A water search was conducted as authorities didn’t know initially if there was more than one occupant inside the vehicle. No other occupants were found, and the driver told authorities at a hospital that he was alone.READ MORE: Man Charged With Murder In Gunfight-Turned-Crash That Killed Autumn Merrick, 18
The driver suffered non-life threatening injuries in the accident. Authorities say a witness at the scene swam out to the pond to help the driver out of his vehicle.MORE NEWS: Stray Bullets Hit Daycare, Multiple Homes In Brooklyn Park
What led up to the driver losing control is under investigation.