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News: Motorcyclist left critically hurt after hit-and-run at Walker’s Point intersection

by | Jun 5, 2023 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI — A 29-year-old man was left in critical condition Thursday afternoon after his motorcycle was hit by a vehicle in the Walker’s Point area of Milwaukee, reports TMJ4.

The Milwaukee Police Department said officers responded to the scene at South 12th Street and West National Avenue at about 4:30 p.m.

Preliminary details show the man was operating a motorcycle westbound on National Avenue when a driver in an eastbound vehicle made a left turn in front of the motorcycle, causing a crash. The driver then parked the vehicle along South 12th Street before fleeing the scene on foot.

First responders transported the rider to an area hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

A description of the suspect driver has not been released at this time, as the MPD continues to investigate. Anyone with information is urged to contact the department at 414-935-7360. Anonymous tippers can reach Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

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