Two MPD officers hospitalized after car crash

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Two MPD officers hospitalized after car crash

By James Kust. CREATED Nov 25, 2013 - UPDATED: Nov 26, 2013

MILWAUKEE - Two Milwaukee police officers were taken to the hospital after their squad car struck a tree Monday evening, police said.

It happened around 6:00 p.m. near N. 38th St. and W. Roosevelt Avenue on the city's north side. The officers were responding to a foot pursuit at the time, according to Lt. Mark Stanmeyer. 

The two officers were taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. By Tuesday afternoon, both officers were out of the hospital and recovering at home, police said.

Police say the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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James Kust is the Senior Web Editor for TODAY'S TMJ4.