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Officers injured after OWI crash leads to squad car hit

Posted at 6:59 AM, Mar 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-19 07:59:49-04

A chain reaction crash incited by a drunken driver early Tuesday morning left multiple officers injured, Milwaukee police say.

Just before 3 a.m. officers were stopped at a red light when they say a vehicle struck a car that then hit the officers' squad.

Drunken driver leads to MPD squad car hit

Police say the driver fled the scene and was later stopped near 16th and Burnham with significant damage to their vehicle.

The driver was arrested for OWI and officers were treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.