Mankato Police Seek Street Racers Involved in Severe Injury Crash
Mankato. MN (KROC-AM News) - Police in Mankato have posted several photos of two vehicles that were involved in a recent street race that resulted in a crash that left another motorist with severe injuries.
A news release on the City of Mankato website says investigators obtained the images from videos recorded by security cameras along the route of the illegal race through downtown Mankato around 10 PM on June 4. The Mankato Department of Public Safety is hoping someone will recognize the vehicles and provide investigators with information that will help them identify the drivers.
KEYC TV in Mankato reported the driver of a third vehicle swerved to avoid the racers and smashed head-on with a fourth vehicle. The TV station report on the crash indicates the man was transported to Rochester for surgery to repair a shattered hip and fractured vertebrae.
Mankato officials say the drivers of the racing vehicles left the scene before police officers arrived. Anyone with information about the vehicles and/or the drivers is asked to contact the Mankato Public Safety Department at 507-387-8725.