Milwaukee Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Wednesday, June 28th, 2023, at approximately 12:54 a.m., on the 2300 block of W. Hopkins St.
Officers observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of W. Greenfield Ave and S. 19th St. After the vehicle disregarded a red traffic light on S. Cesar E. Chavez Dr. And W. Greenfield Ave., a traffic stop was initiated for reckless driving.
The vehicle fled from Milwaukee Police, and a pursuit ensued. The vehicle lost control and crashed into a vacant building on the 2300 block of W. Hopkins St. The two passengers of the vehicle, a 20-year-old Milwaukee female and a 28-year-old Greendale female, sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene after Milwaukee Fire Department provided life-saving efforts.
This is an ongoing investigation, and Milwaukee Police are seeking the vehicle’s driver. No other injuries were reported.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-Tips or P3 Tips.