Driver arrested with drugs and firearm after fleeing police during traffic stop

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- One person is in custody after leading Milwaukee police on a pursuit around 1:25 a.m. Thursday morning, May 5, 2022. 

According to police, they attempted a traffic stop near 18th and National Ave after witnessing a vehicle conduct a drug deal. 

The car fled the officers at a high rate of speed attempting to elude them while ignoring the officers signals. 

The vehicle pursuit came to an end more than two miles away near 16th and Wells when the fleeing vehicle struck another vehicle.

The driver of the fleeing vehicle was arrested after a short foot pursuit. A firearm and drugs were recovered on scene.

There were no reported injuries on the scene.

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