West Allis police: 2 people seriously hurt in collision between car, pickup truck

WEST ALLIS -- Two people were seriously hurt in a collision between a car and pickup truck in West Allis on Wednesday, Aug. 22

The wreck happened at 60th and Pierce around 8:30 a.m. Officials say the initial investigation indicates the driver of the pickup truck, a 46-year-old Pewaukee man, was traveling southbound on 60th St. and turned in front of the car causing the crash.

Crash at 60th and Pierce

A 77-year-old male from Milwaukee and a 78-year-old female from West Allis, occupants of the car, were taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Officials say the Pewaukee man was taken into custody for operating with a restricted controlled substance causing injury. The case will be forwarded to the District Attorney’s office for review of charges.

Crash at 60th and Pierce