Woman seriously injured in hit-and-run crash on Milwaukee’s north side; 1 in custody

MILWAUKEE — A woman was taken to the hospital with very serious injuries after a hit-and-run crash on Milwaukee’s north side late Friday night, April 6.

According to police, a 43-year-old woman was driving a Nissan Sentra when she was struck by an SUV and lost control and crashed near West Appleton and Melvina Avenues. She was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the SUV fled the scene. It was recovered Saturday afternoon, April 7 near North 77th and Grantosa Drive.

SUV believed to be involved in serious hit-and-run crash near Appleton Avenue and Melvina Street

SUV believed to be involved in serious hit-and-run crash near Appleton Avenue and Melvina Street

Police say a woman has been taken into custody.

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