Mankato Public Safety seeking info on vehicles that were racing before crash

Mankato Public Safety has obtained surveillance footage of two vehicles that police say were racing prior to a hit-and-run crash in the downtown area.

The crash was reported at 9:50 p.m. on June 4.

Justin Welsch was seriously injured in the crash.  Welsch was westbound on Glenwood Ave when he swerved to avoid a silver hatchback that appeared to be racing with a black SUV  Welsch’s vehicle collided with another vehicle that was eastbound on Glenwood.

Mankato Public Safety released this photo of a vehicle believed to be involved in a hit-and-run crash June 4
Police say the suspects were driving at a high rate of speed in downtown Mankato, and up Cherry St onto Glenwood Ave.  Both vehicles left the scene before police arrived. Anyone with information about the vehicles or their drivers are asked to call 911.



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