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Pedestrian hit near 87th and Hampton, suffered serious injuries

Our crew found debris in the roadway and a smashed-up car in someone's front yard.
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Posted at 7:20 AM, Mar 16, 2023

MILWAUKEE — A pedestrian was hit and injured by a car around 5 a.m. Thursday near 87th and Hampton, Milwaukee Police told TMJ4 News.

The police department said the pedestrian struck was a 54-year-old woman. She suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital where she is in critical condition.

MPD said the victim is someone from the neighborhood.

TMJ4 News sent a crew to the scene, who found debris in the roadway and a vehicle smashed up and sitting in someone's front yard.

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There's a large police presence near 87th and Hampton.

MPD told our crew that the crash did not appear to be a result of reckless driving. However, the driver, a 21-year-old man, was arrested.

Criminal charges are being referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office in the upcoming days.

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