MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A woman was arrested and then rushed to the hospital after a high-speed chase and brief standoff in Eagan Friday afternoon.
Police say an officer tried to pull a woman over on Interstate 35E and Lone Oak Road for expired registration and an equipment violation.READ MORE: WCCO Saturday Morning Links: Nov. 27, 2021
The driver did not stop, and led officers on a chase that reached speeds of 100 miles per hour in what police called medium traffic.READ MORE: Group Of 20-30 Robbers Swarm Burnsville Best Buy On Black Friday
Police called off the chase at 77th Street, and the woman’s abandoned vehicle was found nearby. Witnesses told police they saw a white woman who ran into a house in the neighborhood.
Traffic to 77th Street was then blocked by police as they communicated with the woman, who had a warrant for her arrest in Anoka County. She eventually surrendered to officers.MORE NEWS: Sophie's Squad Raising Mental Health Awareness For Youth Athletes In Minnesota
Police say the woman was then brought to the hospital for an unrelated medical issue.