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Crash creates detour; driver arrested

What started out as a driving complaint turned into a single-vehicle crash and resulted in the arrest of the driver. Brainerd police were called at 11:38 p.m. Thursday, April 5, to check on a driving complaint. The driving complaint soon turned i...

A truck is towed from the scene of a crash that forced traffic to detour around the site about 11:45 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Washington Street and Gillis Avenue in Brainerd. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
A truck is towed from the scene of a crash that forced traffic to detour around the site about 11:45 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Washington Street and Gillis Avenue in Brainerd. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch

What started out as a driving complaint turned into a single-vehicle crash and resulted in the arrest of the driver.

Brainerd police were called at 11:38 p.m. Thursday, April 5, to check on a driving complaint. The driving complaint soon turned into a rollover crash at Washington Street and Gillis Avenue. Brainerd firefighters extricated the driver from the vehicle and assisted North Memorial Ambulance. Traffic was detoured a block north of the crash site.

Brainerd police arrested the 34-year-old male driver for second-degree driving while intoxicated and driving after cancellation.

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