MPD: Driver cited after disregarding red light, striking police squad
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are investigating a traffic accident involving a police squad Wednesday, Sept. 29.
Officials say around 6:05 p.m., a squad was turning left to go westbound on Villard from the northbound lane of Teutonia when a vehicle disregarded the red light at Villard at a high rate of speed.
The striking auto collided with the squad, which then struck two additional vehicles.
The officers suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
No other injuries were reported.
The driver of the striking auto was cited.
Anyone with information is asked to contact MPD at 414-935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS to remain anonymous.