Milwaukee, WI (February 9, 2024) – A serious crash on Thursday afternoon at the corner of 37th St and Orchard Ave left an 11-year-old with life-threatening injuries. The incident unfolded around 1:20 p.m. when a driver in a stolen blue car lost control and crashed into a parked, unoccupied white van. The driver and one passenger fled on foot.
Emergency responders transported the 11-year-old to a local hospital in critical condition. A 16-year-old and a 14-year-old also sustained non-fatal injuries and received hospital treatment. Authorities have arrested the passengers but are actively searching for the fleeing driver and another passenger. Witness Isaiah Doxtater reported seeing the car speeding and swerving down 37th St moments before the crash.
The investigation into this alarming incident continues.