Milwaukee Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened in the 3200 block of W. Hampton Avenue around 10:25 p.m. on January 31. A westbound 2016 Nissan occupied by three Milwaukee men collided with a concrete bridge pillar at a high rate of speed. One of the occupants was ejected from the vehicle and died on scene despite lifesaving efforts. A second occupant was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. When officers arrived, the third occupant fled from the auto armed with a pistol. He was taken into custody a short time later and was taken to a local hospital as a precaution. Another pistol and an amount of what are believed to be narcotics were recovered from the vehicle. The circumstances that led up to the crash are under investigation.
UPDATE (2/1/17 at 12:40 a.m.): The second occupant died from his injuries at the hospital. MPD is still working on identifying the victims.