Speed a Factor in Late Night Accident that Injures Two
A two vehicle accident around 9:45 PM Wednesday has sent two people to the hospital, one with what is described as very serious injuries. The Milwaukee Police Department reports the accident occurred near N 35th Street and W Custer Avenue. A 2001 Hyundai traveling northbound on 35th Street at an apparent high rate of speed when it collided with a 1999 GMC that was heading west on Custer. According to the Police, witnesses on the scene say the GMC initially stopped at a stop sign, but was struck as it pulled out in front of the Hyundai. The driver of the Hyundai , a 33-year-old Milwaukee man, suffered non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the GMC, a 46-year-old Milwaukee woman was taken to a local hospital for treatment of “very serious injuries.” The drivers were the only occupants of the vehicles. The man was driving his vehicle with a suspended license. The woman was operating on an expired learners permit. The MPD is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the accident.