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Report: Motorcycle Crashes in Albertville After Police Pursuit

An off-duty Plymouth K-9 ofscanner audio clip of a chase from Rogers on I-94 that ended at the Albertville exit May 1.

A police pursuit on eastbound I-94 Wednesday, May 1 ended with a motorcycle crash in Albertville.

An off-duty Plymouth K-9 officer was on his way home from work around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday evening when the officer "came upon a motorcycle that was westbound I-94 coming into Rogers that was all over the road, driving on the shoulder and almost striking several vehicles," according to the Rogers Police Department incident report. 

Officers attempted to stop the motorcycle when it "took off at a high rate of speed." The pursuit began, ending when the suspect "crashed" at Albertville exit 201 in Albertville, according to the incident report.

The individual, later identified as a 24-year-old Rochester man, was injured and transported to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale. There are no details on his condition. He was arrested as well. 

Police say the motorcycle was stolen in Minneapolis earlier in the day Wednesday.   

Online reports of the incident, including audio, were posted Police Clips page on Facebook as it occurred. 

At 10:23 p.m. Wednesday, Police Clips posted:

EMS being started after a High Speed Chase with a motorcycle on 94 towards Albertville speeds at 90mph. Took Albertville exit and crashed in front of outlet mall.

At 10:31 p.m., Police Clips added:

stolen out of Mpls reportedly

At 10:33 p.m., Police Clips added:

Broken arm, back pain, trouble seeing.

Police Clips also posted a two-minute clip of audio from police radio titled "Rogers MN Police Chase into Albertville."

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Rick May 04, 2013 at 05:26 PM
Wonder who will pay this clowns medical costs...

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