MPD involved in high-speed pursuit with vehicle involved in hit-and-run; 2 arrested

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A vehicle wanted in connection to a hit-and-run causing great bodily harm was involved in a high-speed chase Tuesday night, April 26. 

According to Milwaukee police, around 7:24 p.m., officers observed the vehicle near South 10th and Mineral Streets. 

Officers attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver refused to stop and fled at a high rate of speed. A pursuit ensued. 

Officials say the pursuit entered multiple jurisdictions and ended after stop sticks were deployed on southbound I-43 in Mukwonago. 

The driver, a 19-year-old Milwaukee man and passenger, a 20-year-old Milwaukee man, were arrested.  

Suspected illegal narcotics were recovered. 

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

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