Police: 1 dead, 5 injured following single-vehicle crash near Teutonia and Silver Spring Drive

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating a fatal car crash that happened near North Teutonia and Silver Spring Drive.

The crash happened Saturday, Oct. 6 just before 8 p.m.


According to police, the driver of a vehicle heading south on Teutonia when, for an unknown reason, lost control of the car. The car struck a tree and then an apartment building.

Four passengers and the driver were injured in the accident and were all taken to the hospital. The injured included the driver, an 18-year-old woman, and four passengers, a 19-year-old woman, 20-year-old woman, and two 19-year-old men.

Authorities say a 6th person in the vehicle, an 18-year-old woman, was severely hurt. The Milwaukee Fire Department provided medical care, but the victim died at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.