Girl hospitalized; one of three struck by car before Menomonee Falls’ Fourth of July parade

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MENOMONEE FALLS (WITI) — Menomonee Falls Police and Fire Departments on Thursday evening, July 3rd responded to an incident in which three people were struck by a vehicle.

It happened on State Highway 175/Appleton Avenue in the 14600 block — just after 5:30 p.m.

Police say their preliminary investigation reveals a single vehicle struck three pedestrians.

The pedestrians were taken to the hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

Police say the driver of the striking vehicle is a 19-year-old Milwaukee woman. She was not injured.

Police say she remained on the scene — and is cooperating with the investigation.

The three pedestrians who were struck and injured are:

  • A 20-year-old Sussex man, who has been treated and released.
  • A 15-year-old boy, who has been treated and released.
  • A 12-year-old girl, who remains hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries.

Police say the crash remains under investigation.

The crash caused police to close State Highway 175/Appleton Avenue approximately 10 minutes earlier than the scheduled 6:00 p.m. closing for the annual July 3rd parade.