Car Plunges Into Eagan Pond, Driver Suffers Minor InjuriesA 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.
Driver Facing Charges In Fatal St. Louis Park Pond CrashA woman driving a car with five children inside when it plunged into a St. Louis park holding pond last November spent Wednesday morning in Hennepin County Court. According to court documents, 23-year-old Marian Guerrido of Brooklyn Center was driving without a valid license at Highways 100 and 7 when she veered and crashed into a pond.
First Responders Talk About Rescuing 5 Kids From St. Louis Park PondThe sun was not yet up on Thursday morning when the call came into St Louis Park Police Department. Officer Aaron Trant was among those first on the scene. His first reaction was to jump in and try to save the children.
Esme’s Blog: Hidden WatersDriving south on Highway 100 at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, I heard WCCO-AM's Steve Murphy reporting on a horrific accident. A car was submerged, people trapped inside. I didn't hear the location. I remember thinking it was likely somewhere by Lake Minnetonka. Suddenly at St. Louis Park traffic slowed, and I saw an ambulance racing with lights and sirens on in the northbound lane.