January 10, 2019 11:24 AM
A crash that closed a portion of Hennepin Avenue in Uptown Minneapolis Wednesday night occurred during a police pursuit, the Minneapolis Park Police said Thursday.
According to the update, a park police officer was driving northbound on Hennepin Avenue at about 8:37 p.m. on the way to assist the Minneapolis Police Department in a pursuit when another vehicle pulled out into traffic in front of the squad.
The park police vehicle struck that vehicle, which then crashed into another vehicle.
The Minneapolis Park Police said there were no injuries but the three vehicles were damaged.
Authorities said alcohol was not a factor in the three-vehicle incident.
The incident remains under investigation.
Created: January 10, 2019 11:24 AM
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