Sheriff: Reckless driver crashed twice after fleeing traffic stop, then fled on foot

Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office

Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County sheriff’s officials said a reckless driver was at large after a crash near 44th and Capitol Drive Wednesday night, Sept. 4.

It happened shortly after 8 p.m.

Sheriff’s officials said the driver initially stopped, and as deputies approached, the driver fled the scene. That’s when the crash at 44th and Capitol happened.

The driver continued, and a second crash happened at 75th and Glendale, where the vehicle struck a tree.

The driver then fled on foot.

An investigation was ongoing.

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