Friday, February 8, 2013
Driver charged with a felony after plowing into another car at 80 miles per hour on Mayfair Road, causing 2-week-old girl to be ejected in car seat with life-threatening injuries.
A 2-week-old girl suffered severe injuries after she was ejected from her mother's car when it was hit by a driver going an estimated 80 miles per hour on North Mayfair Road. The driver caused a four-car accident with five injuries and has been charged with felony reckless driving causing great bodily harm. Susan Kline, 64, of Glendale faces up to three years and six months in prison if convicted in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. According to the criminal complaint, Kline was speeding because she was angry over being unable to find a "wig club" meeting she wanted to attend. Police were called to the scene at North Mayfair and West Capitol Drive and found four cars badly damaged and multiple accident victims. A witness told officers he had…
Friday, May 18, 2012
Elderly couple had been at Pick 'n Save on Blue Mound and were leaving when their car's engine went "full bore" and careened across the parking lot striking two other parked cars and wound up crossing 84th St. before hitting a home.
An elderly couple suffered injuries in a serious accident at about 12:30 p.m. Friday when their car raced out of control across a parking lot and then across four lanes of traffic before jumping the curb and smashing into the corner of a house. The incident began after the couple left the Pick n' Save store at 8151 Blue Mound Road, in Milwaukee, and ended with the front of the car wrapped around a stone planter box at the front corner of a home in Wauwatosa at the corner of Blue Mound and North 84th Street. Both the Milwaukee and Wauwatosa Fire Departments responded, and two Tosa paramedic units took the couple to Froedtert Hospital, said Asst. Fire Chief Jim Case. "We both showed up," Case said. "There was a little confusion about where …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Corrine O'Brien remains in intensive care unit after their car left the road, struck a house and crashed into a tree.
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- Jim Price
Friday, April 20, 2012
A Wauwatosa husband and wife who were seriously injured in a one-car accident Thursday both remained hospitalized Friday afternoon, according to a Froedtert Hospital spokeswoman. As of 2:30 p.m., Corrine O'Brien was in critical condition and still in the hospital's intensive care unit, said media relations specialist Nalissa Wienke. Jim O'Brien was in satisfactory condition, Wienke said. Due to privacy concerns, Wienke said, she could not access or release any information about the patients' injuries or outlook. The couple were driving west on Wisconsin Avenue at at 11:45 a.m. Thursday when the car left the road at West 76th Street, Asst. Fire Chief Jim Case said Thursday. "It hit a house, bounced off the house and hit a tree," Case said…
Friday, July 8, 2011
Woman made a U-turn in the middle of Wauwatosa Avenue immediately into the path of an oncoming car.
A 25-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested at 8:41 p.m. Monday for causing an injury accident while intoxicated, with children younger than 16 in her vehicle, constituting a felony. Witnesses said the woman had been stopped in the southbound lane of the 2600 block of Wauwatosa Avenue and had made an abrupt U-turn into the path of an oncoming car. She appeared to have stopped to pick up a man who was waiting for her on the opposite side of the street. Witnesses said that immediately after the crash, the woman got out of the car, spoke to the man she had stopped for and then got back in on the passenger’s side. Both cars hit a concrete light pole, and the car that struck her careened off the street and hit a building. The second driver …