Overnight police chase ends in crash

Posted at 8:34 AM, Oct 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-19 17:10:10-04
Greenfield Police are looking for four teens who took off after crashing a stolen SUV near 46th Street and Lloyd Street in Milwaukee early Wednesday morning. 
Six teens bailed out of the wrecked car, but police were able to catch up with two of them.
The chase started just after two in the morning at Forest Home Avenue and Howard Avenue in Greenfield. Police say the teen driver was speeding in a stolen SUV and was blowing through stop lights at 90 miles-per-hour.
"He kept going. In fact, when the officer was catching up to the vehicle, it made a sudden left turn onto a side street and started speeding up," said Captain Mike Brunner with the Greenfield Police Department.
The teen driver then drove toward Miller Parkway and then hopped onto Highway 175.There's not a lot of traffic at 2 a.m. and that's why police say they didn't stop the chase, but once the driver of the stolen SUV got off Highway 175, he lost control of the vehicle.  
"The danger to the other drivers at that time was very limited," said Captain Brunner. "We were able to catch 2 of the passengers. We are still looking for the driver."
Police say they know who the driver is. He's 17 years old and is now facing a slew of charges, including: 
  • Operating a vehicle without the owner's consent
  • Fleeing from an officer and endangering the safety of other occupants in a vehicle.
All the passengers are also facing charges, including passengers in a stolen vehicle.