Medical Emergency Prompts Low Speed Chase in Clay County

Officers say the driver had suffered a medical condition and that caused him to drive erratically

 

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — It was a close call on Highway 10 east of Moorhead around 6 o’clock this morning.

Clay County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to reports of a driver going the wrong way.

They used a PIT maneuver and stop sticks to stop the vehicle but the driver kept going, never faster than 40 miles per hour.

He finally came to a stop in the parking lot at 9th Street and Center Avenue in downtown Moorhead.

Officers say the driver had suffered a medical condition and that caused him to drive erratically.

The driver and an officer were both treated for cuts.

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