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Minnesota State Patrol Trooper Seriously Injured in Crash

Created: May 16, 2018 06:49 AM

LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota State Patrol says a trooper was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Lakeville.

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The agency says a car driving at a high speed on Interstate 35 on Tuesday afternoon veered off the road, went through the freeway fence and struck the trooper's vehicle head-on.

Thirty-five-year-old Sgt. Mike Krukowski, of Oakdale, was taken to a Minneapolis hospital with injuries the patrol says are serious but not life-threatening. KSTP-TV reports Krukowski is listed in satisfactory condition. The patrol says he has a broken arm and broken bones in both feet.

The driver of the other vehicle also was seriously hurt.

Authorities are continuing to investigate.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

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