Video: Wis. police pursuit ends with dramatic crash
When police stopped pursuing the drunk driver, he sped off, then crashed into a tree
By Katie DeLong
Fox 6 Now
WEST ALLIS, Wis. — Dashcam video has been released of a police chase and crash that occurred on May 2nd near 76th and Washington in West Allis. The squad car dashcam video shows a cloud of dust and debris.
According to authorities, officers were alerted to a verbal altercation between motorists that began in the area of 62nd & W. Greenfield Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. Officers located the suspect vehicle in the 1500 block of S. 76th St. An officer attempted to pull the vehicle over and the suspect vehicle fled at a high rate of speed northbound on S. 76th St.
“It was bad. The roof was completely torn off, no doors, airbags all exploded. He was laid out. They were trying to keep him conscious. They were trying to keep him awake, telling him, ‘Stay awake, stay awake. Ambulance is on its way,’” said neighbor Eloy Salas.
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