MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Crystal police officer’s squad vehicle has been struck while responding to a call Tuesday.
According to Crystal Police Deputy Chief Brian Hubbard, Crystal police received a call for an officer who needed help on the 3800 block of Vera Cruz Avenue in Robbinsdale.READ MORE: Angels Beat Twins 2-1, Sandoval Breaks No-Hit Bid
Then, a Crystal officer responding to the call was struck by another motorist while leaving the driveway of the Crystal police station. Neither the motorist nor police officer were injured.READ MORE: Motorcycle Crash Injuries 3 People In Red Wing
The squad sustained damage to the front while the other vehicle sustained minor damage, but appeared functional.
According to Robbinsdale police, a man was taken into custody in the incident where the Crystal officer was heading. He was arrested on outstanding warrants and additional charges of fleeing in a motor vehicle and narcotics possession.MORE NEWS: High Levels Of E. Coli Won’t Stop Beachgoers Amid Hot Streak
Formal charges are pending by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.