Eagan police officer hurt in crash with semi-truck

Eagan police officer hurt in crash with semi-truck

An Eagan police officer was injured in a crash with a semi-truck on Interstate 35E in Eagan Tuesday early morning, resulting in the interstate becoming shut for hrs. 

The Eagan Law enforcement Division stated Officer Kade Eggum was responding to an crisis connect with when he was strike by the driver of a semi-truck close to Yankee Doodle Street. He was taken to Locations Clinic, exactly where he is detailed in crucial but steady affliction. 

The Minnesota Condition Patrol is investigating, with its incident report stating the officer was merging on to northbound I-35E from Pilot Knobb Highway just just after 5 a.m. He was traveling in the correct lane with his emergency lights activated as he was responding to an emergency connect with. 

The officer attempted to make a still left turn at the median crossover at Yankee Doddle Street when he collided with a semi-truck touring northbound, the report claimed. The squad vehicle then hit a 3rd motor vehicle on its passenger aspect right before coming to a relaxation in the middle median. 

It truly is unclear if any person else was injured in the crash, which happened at 5:09 a.m. Tuesday.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s web site lists the street nonetheless shut as of 11:45 a.m. Tuesday but it had reopened by 1:25 p.m.

Officer Eggum has been with the Eagan Police Department for just over a yr, Eagan PD claims. A tweet from the Eagan PD on Sept. 21, 2022, demonstrates Eggum getting sworn into office environment at the Eagan City Council meeting on Sept. 20, 2022.

Visitors cameras reduce out at time of Eagan crash

The above movie is what a MnDOT website traffic digital camera confirmed for the duration of/after a crash involving an Eagan law enforcement officer.

 The online video jumps and cuts out, leaving questions about what took place throughout that time body. 

MnDOT instructed FOX 9 it will not be releasing the movie for a couple of days, both Friday or Monday.

This is a creating tale, please verify back for updates. 

An Eagan Law enforcement Office squad automobile was associated in a crash that closed Interstate 35E Tuesday morning. (FOX 9)