MPD: 27-year-old man killed in crash involving Milwaukee police van
Updated: 6:59 p.m. on July 7, 2020
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are investigating a fatal accident involving a vehicle and a Milwaukee Police Department squad on Tuesday, July 7.
Authorities say the squad was traveling westbound near Oklahoma and Logan Avenue when a vehicle that was traveling eastbound crossed the center line into oncoming traffic and struck the squad head-on.
The driver of the striking vehicle, a 27-year-old Milwaukee man, sustained fatal injuries.
The passenger of the striking vehicle, a 25-year-old Cudahy woman, sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The officer driving the MPD squad, a 54-year-old man and 17-year veteran of the department, sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital.
Police say the circumstances leading up to the accident are under investigation.
Posted: 6:04 p.m. on July 7, 2020
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee medical examiner was called to the scene of a crash near Logan and Oklahoma Avenue Tuesday evening, July 7.
According to MPD, a police van was struck head-on by another vehicle.
This is a developing story. Stick with CBS 58 for updates on air and online.