87th and Hampton crash, pedestrian struck, driver arrested

Milwaukee police are investigating a crash involving a pedestrian that happened Thursday morning, March 16 near 87th and Hampton. It happened shortly before 5 a.m. 

Police say a vehicle struck a pedestrian that was walking across the street. The pedestrian, a 54-year-old Milwaukee woman, was transported to the hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. She is in critical condition. 

87th and Hampton crash, Milwaukee

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The driver of the vehicle, a 21-year-old Milwaukee man, was arrested. 

Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days.