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News: Two injured in crash during police chase near north Milwaukee

by | Mar 30, 2022 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI — Two men were injured in a collision Tuesday afternoon during a police chase near north Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood, reports FOX6 Milwaukee.

The crash happened in the area of North 1st Avenue and East Burleigh Street shortly after 4:30 p.m.

According to Milwaukee Police, the events unfolded when officers spotted a vehicle that was wanted for fleeing. They tried to conduct a traffic stop near 16th and Meinecke, but the driver refused to yield, prompting a pursuit. At one point during the chase, the suspect lost control of their vehicle and hit a curb, causing the car to overturn near 1st and Burleigh.

Two male occupants in the vehicle, the 38-year-old driver and a 33-year-old passenger, attempted to flee on foot but were soon caught and arrested. They suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to an area hospital.

Authorities said the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office will be handling criminal charges in the case.

No further information has been provided at this time.

 

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