Fleeing SUV Strikes Children in Park Near School
No Immediate Word on the Children
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Authorities say a motorist being pursued by the State Patrol veered into a park and struck two children in Minneapolis.
KARE-TV reports an SUV driver left the interstate and drove onto a playground near Jenny Kind Elementary School.
The SUV traveled through the basketball and tennis courts and struck the children on or near the playground before becoming entangled in a swing set.
The children were taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
The patrol says two of the children have life-threatening injuries.
The patrol says the driver ran from the crash scene and was arrested.
Authorities say they recovered a gun from the SUV.