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Driver Flees Crash Leaving Significant Damage

January 18, 2021 (MINNEAPOLIS) Monday morning at 8:34 am, Minneapolis Police responded to a report of a crash in a driveway on the 4200 block of Oakland Avenue South.

Officers arrived and located a red Nissan two door car flipped over on top of two parked vehicles. No one was in the area.

It is believed that around 2:30 this morning, the Nissan was travelling at a high rate of speed and hit an area of ice and lost control, sending the vehicle airborne.  The occupant(s) of the Nissan fled.

The Minneapolis Police Traffic Unit is heading up this investigation.

The GO # for this case is 21-012315.

The MPD is asking that anyone with information is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at 612-673-2941 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).  Tips may be submitted electronically at All Tips are anonymous and persons providing information leading to an arrest and conviction may be eligible for a financial reward.