Police pursuit in New Berlin, suspect fled on foot after crash in Waukesha

An investigation is underway following a police pursuit and crash Tuesday, Aug. 3. The pursuit began in New Berlin and ended in the City of Waukesha. 

According to police, around 6:30 p.m., New Berlin officers were conducting a narcotics investigation in the area of 124th Street and Greenfield Avenue. The vehicle fled from the traffic stop and a pursuit ensued.

Police say the pursuit went into West Allis before returning westbound on Greenfield Avenue back into New Berlin. Officials say the driver of the vehicle threw a handgun out of the vehicle that was later recovered by police.

The pursuit was terminated in the City of Brookfield in the area of Moorland Road and Blue Mound Road. 

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The vehicle was later involved in a single-vehicle accident in Waukesha and the suspect fled from the scene. 

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