Driver fled, was captured by police, 4 injured including 3-yr-old
A vehicle sought in connection with a Chicago homicide crashed into a school bus during a police chase in Milwaukee on Wednesday, resulting in multiple injuries and hospitalizations.
Milwaukee police revealed that the pursuit commenced shortly before noon when officers started chasing the wanted vehicle identified as once linked to a murder in Chicago. The collision with the school bus caused it to overturn and collide with several other vehicles.
The 26-year-old male driver of the suspect vehicle attempted to escape on foot but was swiftly apprehended after a brief chase, according to the police statement. Details regarding the suspect and the underlying homicide case were not disclosed in the statement.
Two occupants of the suspect vehicle, a 26-year-old and a 3-year-old, sustained injuries. The 26-year-old suffered "non-fatal" injuries, while the 3-year-old's injuries were deemed serious. Both individuals were promptly transported to a hospital for medical attention.
Additionally, the 71-year-old school bus driver and a 30-year-old driver of another vehicle involved in the collision were also taken to hospitals with injuries.
Police confirmed that no other injuries were reported, emphasizing that the bus driver was the sole occupant of the bus during the incident.