OWI accident on N. 27th Street leaves one driver seriously injured

Milwaukee Police Department are investigating an OWI accident that occurred in the 3800 block on N. 27th Street at 11:30 pm on June 18.

A 26 year old man was driving a 2000 Chevy Monte Carlo at a very high rate of speed northbound on 27 St. struck a 2006 Pontiac G6 containing a male in his 30's and a 32 year old female who appeared to be making a U-turn to go south on 27 Street.

The 26 year old driver then attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended by Milwaukee Police who were nearby. He was not injured and was arrested on suspicion of operating while intoxicated after he failed initial field sobriety tests on scene.

The 32 year old female passenger of the G6 was slightly injured and was transported to a local hospital for treatment, the male in his 30's who was driving was severely injured and is currently being treated at a local hospital.

All those involved in this accident are from Milwaukee.

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