Suspect arrested in wrong-way freeway crash now identified

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The man arrested in a wrong-way freeway crash over the weekend has been identified.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office says 48-year-old Robert Banks of Milwaukee was driving the car that hit a vehicle head-on while traveling northbound on I-43 Southbound in Glendale.

The driver who was hit was hospitalized with several injuries. Her passenger was also hurt, but less seriously.

Banks was trying to avoid a traffic stop for speeding when he got on the freeway.

He now faces charges of Reckless Injury and Recklessly Endangering Safety.  

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