Police pursuit ends with crash into tree in South Milwaukee neighborhood

SOUTH MILWAUKEE -- A police pursuit that officials say began in Oak Creek ended in South Milwaukee on Monday, March 14th -- when the driver of the car being chased crashed the vehicle.

Officials say the Oak Creek Police Department received information about a person operating a possible stolen vehicle. An Oak Creek officer located the vehicle -- and attempted to stop it. But the driver fled northbound on 15th Avenue.

After a short distance, the car crash into a tree near 15th and Lakeview Drive in South Milwaukee.

The driver of the vehicle was taken to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

The incident is now being investigated by the Oak Creek Police Department, South Milwaukee Police Department and Wisconsin State Patrol.