Driver Crashes into North Minneapolis Home After Fleeing Police

Driver Crashes into North Minneapolis Home After Fleeing Police Photo: KSTP

September 29, 2018 01:44 PM

A driver crashed into a home in North Minneapolis early Saturday morning after a brief police chase.

According to the Minneapolis Police Department, around 1 a.m. officers tried to stop a driver who had crossed over the center line near 22nd and Lyndale avenues. The driver fled, and police pursued.

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Officers lost the vehicle, though, and "terminated the pursuit for public safety reasons."

Five minutes later, police received word a vehicle had hit a house on the 2300 block of Irving Avenue North. The driver had crashed into a porch, causing substantial damage.


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The officers involved said this was the same driver and vehicle they chased earlier. The driver was taken into custody. Alcohol is believed to be a factor, police said.

No one was in the home at the time of the crash.

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Anthony Brousseau

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