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Two taken to hospital after Friday evening pursuit, crash

Posted at 11:20 AM, Apr 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-11 12:20:36-04

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Friday just after 9 p.m.

Police said the accident happened near N. 1st Street and E. Capitol Drive. Milwaukee police officers observed a reckless vehicle in the area and attempted to conduct a traffic stop.

The vehicle refused to stop so the officers started a pursuit.

Immediately after the pursuit was started the fleeing vehicle crashed into another vehicle, police said.

The driver of the fleeing vehicle was a 29-year-old man from Milwaukee along with a 25-year-old female passenger.

The driver was arrested and transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The female passenger was also transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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