Milwaukee police officers observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on the 2700 block of W. Townsend St. at approximately 2:43 a.m. Thursday, April 22.
Police say the driver of the vehicle disregarded a flashing red traffic light and nearly struck another vehicle that was traveling south on 27th St.
Officers then attempted to stop the vehicle by activating their emergency lights along with a siren.
According to police, the driver refused to stop and fled. A vehicle pursuit was initiated and lasted just over 3.1 miles.
The pursuit ended when the driver lost control and crashed into a building on the 3200 block of N. 11th St.
The driver was arrested and taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.
It is believed that no one inside the building was injured.