Sleepy Eye man seriously injured in car crash after fleeing police 17 Apr 17

A Sleepy Eye man sustained serious injuries in a car crash after fleeing from Brown County deputies that attempted to stop the vehicle. According to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office 29-year-old Nicholas Geisler crashed into an REA electric pole near the intersection of Highway 4 and County Road 29 around 10:30 Saturday night after he fled deputies who attempted to stop his vehicle for displaying an illegal white light in the rear. Geisler was transported to the Sleepy Eye Medical Center and later transported to the Hennepin County Medical Center from injuries sustained in the crash. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this time. No further details have been released. The investigation in on-going.