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Milwaukee Reckless Drivers Kill Innocent Victims in Two Seperate Crashes Sunday

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Milwaukee Police are investigating two fatal crashes that occurred Sunday night. Both crashes resulted in fatalities in vehicles that were not at fault for the crashes.

According to Milwaukee Police, at approximately 9:10 p.m., in the 200 block of N. 35th Street. A vehicle (Unit #1) exiting the freeway at a high rate of speed collided with a curb, lost control and struck another vehicle (Unit #2). Unit #1 rolled and struck a utility pole. Unit #2 collided into a building. The driver of unit #1, a 57-year-old man, was arrested.

Three passengers of unit #1, a 45-year-old, a 39-year-old, and a 36-year-old, were transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-fatal injuries.

The driver of unit #2, an unidentified adult, sustained fatal injuries. A passenger of unit #2, a 28-year-old, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-fatal injuries.

The second fatal crash happened at approximately 11:35 p.m., in the 500 block of W. Lapham Boulevard. A vehicle (Unit #1) was traveling south on the I-94 off-ramp at a high rate of speed, disregarded the red traffic light and collided with another vehicle (Unit #2).

The driver of unit #1, a 17-year-old male, fled the scene on foot; however, he later turned himself in and was arrested.

The driver of unit #2, a 54-year-old, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. A passenger of unit #2, a 54-year-old, sustained fatal injuries.

Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in both cases in the coming days.

Jim Piwowarczykhttps://www.wisconsinrightnow.com/
Jim Piwowarczyk is an investigative journalist and co-founder of Wisconsin Right Now.
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