Following are some of the incidents from the activity report for West Hennepin Public Safety. WHPS serves Independence and Maple Plain. The incidents below took place in Independence, unless otherwise noted.
In 5400 block of Pagenkopf Road, female fell and was in a lot of pain. She was transported to the hospital by ambulance.
At Highway 12/County Road 90, a construction worker was holding onto a light pole to prevent it from twisting while it was being lifted off its base. The strap around the pole repositioned and caused the pole to move and bounce off a power service line. The male was electrocuted. When officers arrived, the male was breathing and conscious. Maple Plain Fire Department and North Memorial EMS monitored vitals. Male refused ambulance transport but was convinced to have a co-worker transport him to the hospital.
At 4:17 p.m., vehicle crash at County Roads 83 and 110. Vehicles number one and two were westbound on County Road 6. They began to slow for traffic in front of them at the intersection with County Road 110. A vehicle in front of vehicle number three swerved to the left to either avoid a crash or turn southbound on County Road 110. Vehicle number three was unable to stop quickly enough and collided with vehicle number two, which collided with vehicle number one. Driver of vehicle number three had chest and foot pain but…