This morning at 0115 hours, a Bozeman Police Officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop of a vehicle which failed to stop at a red traffic light westbound at 19th and Main. The vehicle did not yield and made a right turn on to North 20th Avenue and accelerated rapidly northbound. The vehicle hit two trees before colliding with a power pole in the southwest corner of the Town and Country Foods (219 N 19th) property.
Officers rendered aid to the 20-year old driver until medical responded. The Montana Highway Patrol was called in to investigate the crash. MHP notified the Gallatin County Detective Division who also responded.