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16-year-old boy dead, 5 others injured in car crash near 76th and Good Hope

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Posted at 9:37 PM, Jun 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-16 21:54:56-04

MILWAUKEE  — A 16-year-old boy is dead and several others were injured in a car crash near 76th and Good Hope Tuesday night.

Police say a suspected stolen vehicle was traveling on W. Good Hope Road just before 9 p.m. Tuesday. When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, a pursuit ensued.

The chase was terminated after the driver of the stolen vehicle drove into oncoming traffic on N. 76th and collided with another vehicle, officials say.

Milwaukee police said the driver of the stolen vehicle, a 16-year-old Milwaukee boy, sustained life-threatening injuries and died at the hospital. Two 12-year-old girls that were in the stolen vehicle were transported to a local hospital. One is in critical condition, the other is in stable condition.

Police say the driver and passengers of the vehicle that was struck are in stable condition.

The city recorded 27 crashes at that intersection in 2019, 29 crashes in 2020 and 14 crashes so far this year, as of June 15.

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