Person hospitalized after morning crash in Eagan

A motorist was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul today after the person’s vehicle went off the road near the junction of Clubview Drive and Lexington Avenue, descended down a 10-foot high retaining wall and came to rest upside down in a pond at about 7:30 a.m.

Eagan police and fire departments arrived and located the lone occupant of the vehicle inside and extricated the person.

The motorist’s name is not being released until family members are contacted. The condition of the victim and the cause of the crash are unknown.

The Eagan police and fire departments were assisted by the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office at the crash scene, which is a block south of Lone Oak Road and near the U.S. Post Office.