Hit-and-run crash involving DPW truck under investigation near 46th and Hampton

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) truck. 

It happened near 46th and Hampton on Wednesday, May 4. 

Officials say just before 8:40 a.m., two vehicles traveling eastbound on Hampton Avenue in the westbound lanes collided with the DPW truck that was turning southbound on 46th Street. 

The driver of one vehicle left the scene -- leaving their 15-year-old passenger. 

The driver of the second vehicle, a 41-year-old Milwaukee woman, the driver of the DPW truck, a 57-year-old Milwaukee man, and the 15-year-old passenger were transported to area hospitals for treatment. 

The 41-year-old woman was cited for a suspended license and driving on the wrong side of the roadway. 

Milwaukee police ask anyone with any information to contact them at 414-935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 414-224-Tips or P3 Tips App.

Meantime, Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson released the following statement on the crash: 

"My thoughts are with the city workers injured in this morning’s crash. I have little sympathy for the reckless drivers responsible for this kind of crash. We can improve street design and toughen enforcement, but, ultimately, reckless drivers have to change their behavior to make our roadways safer."
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