Sheriff: Driver arrested after fleeing deputies, crashing near Hwy 100 and Bluemound

MILWAUKEE — Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a driver seen speeding without headlights on while deviating between lanes on I-41 northbound near Wisconsin Avenue around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, May 16, officials with the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

The fleeing driver refused to stop, and subsequently crashed near Mayfair Road and Bluemound Road.

The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle then fled on foot, and was arrested after being found hiding in a nearby garage, sheriff’s officials said.

The driver was not injured as a result of the crash, but complained of shortness of breath. The driver was subsequently medically cleared by the Wauwatosa Fire Department.

Deputies will be seeking charges of fleeing/eluding, second-degree recklessly endangering safety, criminal trespass to dwelling and resisting/obstructing an officer.

There were no deputies injured during the incident.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.