Police: Pursuit of stolen car ends in crash near Fond du Lac and Locust; multiple injuries and arrests
MILWAUKEE -- An investigation is underway after a crash Sunday night, December 17th near Fond du Lac and Locust. It happened during a police pursuit, and involved multiple injuries and multiple arrests.
Police said officers were chasing a vehicle reportedly taken in a carjacking.
According to police, three suspects approached a 57-year-old woman and stole her 2006 Lexus ES330. Around 7:00 p.m., officers from MPD’s Robbery Task Force located the vehicle and began to pursue it.
Police say the squads lost sight of the vehicle and a few minutes later it crashed near Locust Street and Fond du Lac Avenue.
"I look up and see this black car coming really, really quick without his lights on and I saw him go past us like...I thought he was gonna go past us, but he ended up hitting us. The only thing I remember is the airbag, flashing lights and ears ringing," Marsalas Davis said.
Three occupants of the vehicle, a 17-year-old boy, a 15-year-old girl and a yet-to-be identified male suffered serious injuries and were transported to a hospital.
The investigation is ongoing.