Milwaukee police officers hurt in crash near Teutonia and Villard

Milwaukee police car involved in four-vehicle crash near Teutonia and Villard.

Two Milwaukee police officers were injured when a driver ran a red light and hit their squad car on Wednesday, Sept. 29 near Teutonia and Villard. The striking driver was cited.

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Police said around 6 p.m., the officers were navigating a left turn to head west on Villard from the northbound lane of Teutonia Avenue. The striking vehicle was southbound on Teutonia at a high rate of speed and disregarded the red light at Villard and collided with the squad, which then struck two other vehicles.

The officers were taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening.

No one else was hurt.

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