EAGAN, Minn. (FOX 9) – An Eagan police officer was wounded in a crash with a semi-truck on Interstate 35E in Eagan Tuesday morning, resulting in the interstate remaining shut for hrs.
The Eagan Law enforcement Department reported Officer Kade Eggum was responding to an unexpected emergency get in touch with when he was hit by the driver of a semi-truck around Yankee Doodle Street. He was taken to Regions Hospital, the place he’s shown in critical but stable problem.
The Minnesota Point out Patrol is investigating, with its incident report stating the officer was merging onto northbound I-35E from Pilot Knobb Street just after 5 a.m. He was touring in the ideal lane with his unexpected emergency lights activated as he was responding to an unexpected emergency simply call.
The officer tried to make a left turn at the median crossover at Yankee Doddle Street when he collided with a semi-truck touring northbound, the report claimed. The squad automobile then hit a third vehicle on its passenger side just before coming to a rest in the heart median.
It really is unclear if anybody else was wounded in the crash, which happened at 5:09 a.m. Tuesday.
The Minnesota Section of Transportation’s site lists the street continue to closed as of 11:45 a.m. Tuesday but it experienced reopened by 1:25 p.m.
Officer Eggum has been with the Eagan Law enforcement Section for just around a calendar year, Eagan PD says. A tweet from the Eagan PD on Sept. 21, 2022, displays Eggum remaining sworn into business at the Eagan City Council conference on Sept. 20, 2022.
Visitors cameras lower out at time of Eagan crash
The previously mentioned video clip is what a MnDOT traffic digicam confirmed during/soon after a crash involving an Eagan police officer.
The movie jumps and cuts out, leaving questions about what occurred in the course of that time frame.
MnDOT informed FOX 9 it will not be releasing the movie for a few of days, possibly Friday or Monday.
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An Eagan Law enforcement Department squad automobile was associated in a crash that shut Interstate 35E Tuesday early morning. (FOX 9)
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