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VIDEO: Driver runs red light, crashes into MPD squad car near Locust and Holton

3 people were injured after the May 2 crash
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Posted at 4:52 PM, Aug 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-01 19:18:46-04

MILWAUKEE — Surveillance video captured the moment a driver ran a red light and crashed into a Milwaukee police squad car near Locust and Holton on Monday, May 2.

TMJ4's I-Team obtained the video Monday. It shows the squad flip on its side and strike a light pole.

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A driver ran a red light and struck a police squad car near Holton and Locust on Monday.

Police say two officers were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following the incident. A spokesperson for the Milwaukee Police Department says they are back to work on full duty.

The driver, who is a 33-year-old woman, was also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Driver runs red light, crashes into MPD squad car

TMJ4 News also requested the body camera of the officers on the scene. It shows an officer holding up the driver of the squad, who is still strapped in her seatbelt as the car laid on its side.

Then the body camera footage shows several bystanders pushing the squad car back onto its tires. The video shows the officer thanking one of those who helped.

In the police report, a witness told investigators he believes the suspect car was going at least 60 miles per hour.

Online court records indicate the suspect driver faces a misdemeanor charge for reckless driving--causing injury.

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