2 MSP troopers receive minor injuries during traffic pursuit
The front of a damaged state police cruiser.
SAGINAW, MI (WNEM) -
The Michigan State Police report two troopers received minor injuries during an overnight pursuit in Saginaw.
The MSP said around 12:45 a.m., troopers from the Tri-City Post tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation on Hess Avenue, near Walters Street.
Authorities said the pursuit continued through multiple neighborhoods before emerging onto southbound Dixie Highway. Troopers said the driver of the truck intentionally rammed two patrol cars before becoming stuck on King Road, west of Dixie Highway.
Police said the 31-year-old driver of the vehicle was treated at Covenant Hospital for undisclosed injuries and is currently being lodged at the Saginaw County Jail. Troopers said he is being charged with multiple felony charges, including flee and elude, felonious assault and operating under influence of drugs.
MSP stated that two troopers were injured during the incident. One was treated and released the other trooper did not seek any medical attention.
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Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
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