Milwaukee Police are investigating a serious injury hit and run crash that happened around 8:50 p.m. on October 3 near S. Muskego Avenue and W. Mitchell Street. The victim, a male in his 20′s, was operating a 2008 Taizhou motorcycle westbound on W. Mitchell Street when he went in the far right lane to get around cars stopped at a red light at S. Muskego Avenue. The victim disregarded the signal, and was in the intersection when he was struck by a vehicle northbound on S. Muskego Avenue. The vehicle, described as a silver SUV stopped briefly and then fled the scene. The victim suffered very serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He was not wearing a helmet. Our investigation into this crash is ongoing.
UPDATE (10/4/16 at 11:50 a.m.): The striking vehicle in this incident is described as a silver 2001 or newer Mitsubishi Montero four-door SUV. The victim continues to be hospitalized. Anyone with information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.