2 arrested when driver of stolen vehicle struck tree in Wauwatosa, ending MPD pursuit

WAUWATOSA -- Two people were arrested when a pursuit ended in a crash on Jackson Park Boulevard near 83rd Street in Wauwatosa Friday night, Jan. 31, according to Wauwatosa police.

It happened around 11:30 p.m.

Wauwatosa police said this was an MPD pursuit involving a stolen vehicle. Milwaukee police said it was an Infiniti G35.

According to Milwaukee police, officers spotted the Infiniti being driven recklessly near 51st Street and Hampton Avenue -- and attempted to stop it. The driver did not pull over -- fleeing the area. MPD officers lost sight of the Infiniti and terminated the pursuit.

A short time later, Milwaukee police said officers spotted the Infiniti again, and another pursuit began.

Near 83rd and Jackson Park Boulevard in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee police said the driver lost control and struck a tree. The driver and passenger were taken to the hospital.

Officers with the Wauwatosa Police Department helped with blocking the street and keeping the area secured during the investigation.