West Allis police chase, crash; 2 teens arrested

West Allis police said two 17-year-old boys were arrested after a police chase and crash Saturday morning, Jan. 7.

Officials said a West Allis officer was in the area of 70th and Rogers around 1 a.m. and saw an Acura speeding, estimated to be around 60 mph. The officer tried to pull the car over, but the driver fled while running a stop sign.

The officer continued to follow the Acura and deployed stop sticks in the area of Burnham and Beloit.

SIGN UP TODAY: Get daily headlines, breaking news emails from FOX6 News

According to police, the Acura lost control and struck a light pole and concrete posts in a Speedway parking lot near 57th and Burnham.

Officials said the two 17-year-olds, both from Milwaukee, were taken to a hospital. One was treated for injuries. Officers found a gun and drugs in the car.  

The case is being referred to the district attorney’s office for charges.