Hartland man dies after crashing motorcycle into police squad

PEWAUKEE (WITI) -- 27-year-old Joshua Lang of Hartland died Tuesday, May 14th after crashing his motorcycle into a squad car on State Highway 16 at East Wisconsin Avenue.

According to officials, police responded to the scene around 9:58 a.m. for a complaint of debris in the roadway. Upon arrival, the officer located several paver bricks partially in the median lane of eastbound Highway 16.

As the officer was positioning his marked squad, which had emergency lights activated, Lang struck the right rear quarter panel of the squad car.

Lang was transported to Froedtert Hospital via Flight For Life. Lang  was pronounced dead at Froedtert Hospital from the injuries he sustained in the accident.

The accident is still under investigation by the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department at this time.