Motorcyclist reaches 132 mph on I-94 police chase near Hudson, Wis.

- A 20-year-old Minnesota man led police on a chase reaching speeds of 132 mph on I-94 early Monday near Hudson, Wis.

According to the St. Croix County Sheriff's Office, a Wisconsin State Trooper was monitoring traffic around 1 a.m. near the town of Warren when the trooper noticed a westbound motorcycle going 83 mph.

"The motorcycle failed to stop for the trooper's emergency lights and siren," a press release from the sheriff's office stated. "The trooper initiated a pursuit with speeds reaching 132 mph."

The driver, identified as Zachary Mills of Eden Prairie, subsequently crashed in the town of Hudson and was ejected from his motorcycle. Police said Mills was wearing a helmet and was located "in heavy brush, conscious and alert, and complaining of pain in his left leg."

The motorcyclist was taken to Hudson Hospital then transferred to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with unspecified injuries.

Police did not mention whether drugs or alcohol were involved; the incident remains under investigation. Charges are pending through the St. Croix County District Attorney's Office.

 

 

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