MILWAUKEE -- Four people were taken into custody following a police pursuit involving a stolen vehicle that ended in a crash Thursday evening, Jan. 30 on the city's south side. It happened around 9:30 p.m. near 15th and Grant.
According to police, the pursuit began after officers observed a white Mitsubishi Galant traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on 16th Streer from Cleveland Avenue. The vehicle then veered into a bike lane and passed several other vehicles on the right side.
Officers activated their emergency lights and sirens to attempt to catch up and conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle continued to accelerate and flee from the police.
The vehicle crashed into a tree at 15th Street and Grant Street after a brief pursuit. The driver fled on foot and was not located.
Four male suspects were taken into custody and their ages were 17, 16 (2) and15. All were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
This is an ongoing investigation and MPD continues to seek one suspect.