Fleeing SUV Strikes Children In Park Near Minneapolis School

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Authorities in Minnesota say a speeding driver being chased by a state trooper veered into a Minneapolis park and hit three young children, seriously injuring two of them.

Officials say the 27-year-old driver left Interstate 94 during the chase before entering residential streets.

The SUV traveled through basketball and tennis courts and struck the children before becoming entangled in a swing set. 

The driver ran from the crash scene and was arrested. Authorities say they recovered a gun from the SUV. 


The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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