2 arrested following pursuit, crash near 26th and Center

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police arrested two people Monday night, June 20, following a pursuit that ended in a crash near 26th and Center.

Officers observed a reckless driver speeding near Layton and St. Paul Avenue just before 8 p.m. and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The driver refused, and a pursuit ensued. 

Police say the pursuit ended when the vehicle crashed with another vehicle near 26th and Center.

The driver of the fleeing vehicle, a 41-year-old man, and his passenger, a 24-year-old, were arrested after a brief foot pursuit and taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-fatal injuries. 

The driver of the vehicle that was struck sustained minor injuries and was treated on scene. 

Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office in the upcoming days. 

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