Washington County police chase ends with a crash in St. Paul

The driver of a pickup truck crashed their vehicle following a chase with Washington County deputies early Tuesday morning.

Footage of the chase was captured by MnDOT traffic management cameras around 2:15 a.m. It showed several deputies chasing a red pickup truck along Highway 36.

A news release from Washington County states the pursuit was initiated for speeding at 2:08 a.m. The pursuit ended after the truck crashed near Arkwright and Cayuga streets in St. Paul.

A Washington County spokesperson said a 24-year-old man from Hudson then fled from the crash, but he was apprehended shortly after. The man was then arrested and booked into the Washington County Jail.

Authorities say there was a child under 10 years old in the truck, along with another man and woman who were not charged with any crimes. The child’s relation to the driver is not known at this time.

No injuries were reported.

A red pickup truck crashed after it was pursued by Washington County deputies (Jeff Ernewein/KSTP).