Serious crash following pursuit; driver in critical condition

A 36-year-old Milwaukee man sustained life-threatening injuries early Saturday morning after he fled from a traffic stop and crashed into parked cars near 26th and Legion on the city's south side. It happened around 4 a.m.

According to police, they were dispatched to the area of 24th and Orchard for a subject wanted in a shooting. 

Upon arrival, officers observed the suspect vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The driver of the fled and a pursuit ensued. Officers lost sight of the vehicle and canceled the pursuit. 

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The suspect vehicle was located shortly after the driver crashed into three unoccupied parked vehicles near 26th and Legion. 

The driver of the vehicle, a 36-year-old Milwaukee man, sustained life-threatening injuries. He was transported to a local hospital and is in critical condition. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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