UPDATE: Police not pursuing charges against Miguel Sanó
Police announced on Monday that Minnesota Twins infielder Miguel Sanó won’t face charges after a traffic incident in the Dominican Republic left an officer injured.
Police said that Sanó struck an officer with his car outside a night club early Sunday, leaving him with a broken leg.
Spokesman Frank Duran told The Associated Press that the officer said “it was an involuntary accident, not intentional” and declined to press charges.
Sanó will be summoned to traffic court and face a fine.
Minnesota Twins infielder Miguel Sanó was reportedly involved in a traffic accident in the Dominican Republic that injured a police officer. The 25-year-old Sanó was arrested, according to Héctor Gómez.
According to the report, Sanó was pulled over in the early morning Sunday. When asked for his documentation, Sanó sped off, injuring the officer. The officer was treated for fractures at the hospital.
There are conflicting reports over whether Sanó is still in police custody.
The Twins have confirmed Sanó was involved in a situation in the Dominican Republic, but said they were still gathering information, according to USA Today.
Sano hit .199/.281/.398 over 266 at-bats in 2018.
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