MPD releases community briefing on chain reaction crash that injured 7 during pursuit

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) released additional information Thursday regarding the squad car collision that occurred June 6 on Teutonia Avenue and W. Capitol Drive.

A 54-year-old Milwaukee man was critically injured in the crash after an MPD cruiser slammed into his car while pursuing a reckless driver.

Seven people were injured overall by the chain reaction the crash caused.

MPD released a video Thursday as part of their community briefing series in an effort to promote transparency with the public. 

The incident is being investigated by the Milwaukee Area Investigative Team. The Waukesha Police Department is the lead investigating agency.

The officer involved was placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of the investigation. 

The Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office issued criminal charges against the suspect.

You can view the community briefing video below. Viewer discretion is advised.

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