A Milwaukee police officer is in serious condition after a crash during a chase involving a reckless driver. In another crash during the same Tuesday night pursuit, two young boys were injured.
According to Police Chief Alfonso Morales, officers spotted a “suspicious” looking car near 15th & Capitol-- and they believed it had been part of a robbery. Officers tried to stop it-- but the suspect took off. The chase eventually ended near 16th & Keefe when the suspect crashed into a parked car and it hit the boys.
The injured officer was struck by another patrol vehicle as it arrived on the scene, TMJ4 reports.
The suspect and his passenger were also injured, taken to the hospital, and they’re now in custody.