MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police in Mankato say a 25-year-old Lake Crystal man is in jail after leading police on a pursuit that ended with him crashing into two police vehicles.
According to police, at 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of South Broad and Cherry streets driven by Andrew John McGuire for a traffic violation.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Gorgeous Fall Weather On #Top10WxDay
Police say that after stopping briefly, McGuire fled with police in pursuit. There was a passenger also in the vehicle.
McGuire drove out of Mankato, but was arrested at a farm near Madelia after his vehicle struck two police vehicles.READ MORE: Allina WestHealth's ER, Urgent Care Set To Close Temporarily As Nurses Go On Strike Over Fair Pay
A Mankato police officer was hurt in the incident. The officer was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital and released.
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McGuire was arrested and booked into Blue Earth County Jail. Blue Earth County is requesting charges that include driving while intoxicated, criminal vehicle operation, and fleeing police in a motor vehicle.