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Police pursuit leads to car crash and foot chase in West Allis

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WAUKESHA -- A police pursuit started in Waukesha and ended with a car crash and foot chase in West Allis. The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department attempted to make a traffic stop around 2:07 Friday morning for speeding and reckless driving.

The driver, a 21-year-old male of Brookfield, was headed eastbound on I-94 from Calhoun Rd. in excess of 90 miles-per-hour. Pursuit speeds reached 120 miles-per-hour, over the four mile pursuit. The fleeing driver exited on Moorland Road, driving through a red light. The operator of the fleeing vehicle proceeded south, running another red light, and then proceeding east on Greenfield Ave.

While heading east on Greenfield Ave., the fleeing vehicle tried to get onto I-894 when he lost control of the vehicle, striking an electrical box, and sliding through a fence. The vehicle finally came to a stop in a business parking lot near 9733 W. Greenfield Ave. The operator then fled on foot.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department, West Allis Police Department, and Wisconsin State Patrol assisted in searching for the 21-year-old fleeing operator. K-9 Units were also deployed by West Allis Police Department and the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department. The suspect was located on the east side of 9047 W. Greenfield Ave, and taken into custody.

The suspect suffered minor cuts to his face due to the car accident, and was taken to the hospital.

The incident remains under investigation by the West Allis Police Department and the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department.