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Milwaukee Police squad car struck while responding to accident

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Posted at 5:29 PM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 18:29:51-05

A Milwaukee Police squad car was struck while responding to an injury accident Thursday afternoon.

The squad car had emergency lights and sirens activated when it stopped at a red light at N. MLK Dr. and North Ave. The officer was attempting to drive through the intersection when he was hit by a vehicle traveling eastbound.

The driver of the striking vehicle did not sustain any injuries.

The officer found that the driver was operating with a suspended driving status and no insurance. He was issued citations and released from the scene.