Milwaukee Police are investigating a serious injury traffic crash that happened around 11:05 a.m. on November 1 in the 600 block of W. Manitoba Street. District Six officers responded to a call of an entry to an automobile near N. 1st Street and W. Norwich Street around 11:00 a.m. Five suspects, who may be responsible for a nearby garage burglary, got into a stolen 2003 Chrysler Town and Country minivan and sideswiped a patrol car responding to the assignment. The suspects lost control of the stolen van in the 600 block of W. Manitoba Street and crashed into a pole. Four of the suspects fled from the minivan but were taken into custody. They are a 15-year-old male, two 16-year-old males, and an 18-year-old man. The fifth occupant of the stolen minivan, an 18-year-old Milwaukee man, was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. MPD’s investigation is ongoing and charges will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.
UPDATE (11/2/15 at 9:55 a.m.): The 18-year-old man seriously injured in the November 1 crash in the 600 block of W. Manitoba Street died from his injuries at a local hospital. MPD will present the case against the other four occupants of the stolen car to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.