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MFD: Milwaukee Police officer, four others hurt in police chase and crash

Posted at 8:48 PM, Dec 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-13 23:35:18-05

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Fire Department confirms an officer with the Milwaukee Police Department, along with four other people, were hurt as a result of a police chase, which ended in a crash.

Firefighters, as well as officers, were called to W. Fond Du Lac and W. North Ave shortly before 8:00 p.m. Friday. Police say a marked Milwaukee police squad tried to stop a reckless driver near N. 24th Street and W. Chambers St. Police say the driver fled the scene, which led to the pursuit.

The chase ended with a collision at W. Fond Du Lac and W. North Ave. Four people in the suspect's vehicle had non-life threatening injuries. They were taken to Froedtert for medical treatment.

A police officer had a minor injury and was also treated at the hospital.

The incident remains under investigation.