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News: 3 officers, one other hospitalized after car goes into Milwaukee River

by | Apr 11, 2022 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI — A man crashed his car into the Milwaukee River Sunday afternoon, sending himself and later three police officers to a hospital, reports TMJ4.

The accident occurred near the city’s Lincoln Park neighborhood shortly before 2:00 p.m.

Details are limited, but a witness told authorities a car traveled down a bike path and landed in the water.

First responders rushed the male driver to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries. At this time, no updates on his condition have been released.

According to Glendale Police, three officers also required transport to a hospital to be evaluated for hypothermia. Authorities said all three were expected to recover.

An investigation remains underway.


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