Investigation after two crashes on one of Wisconsin's most dangerous intersections
MILWAUKEE - Investigators are taking Monday to look into two crashes which happened during a busy time on Water Street.
"He was in rough condition," witness Nathan Dunston says. "He was not moving when I saw him."
Dunston had just finished work at Scooters downtown when emergency lights flooded Water Street early Sunday morning. It was the time that bars in the popular district close.
A woman hit a 25-year-old Franklin man as he crossed Juneau at Water.
"He was in the southbound lane of Water Street, just about the median," Dunston says.
The impact sent the man flying and shattered the woman's windshield.
"Police were attending to him," Dunston says.
"They weren't doing CPR or anything. It didnt look like he was immediately in a life-threatening situation, but he was hurt pretty good."
We're told he's at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa on Monday with serious injuries. Police say the man was crossing the street when he shouldn't have been.
Just this week, TODAY'S TMJ4's I-Team
learned federal officials flagged Water and Juneau as one of the most hazardous intersections in Wisconsin.
Just a few blocks away, a second crash Sunday morning sent a Milwaukee Police officer to the hospital.
He was controlling traffic for the first crash investigation when an alleged drunk driver slammed into his squad.
The officer is okay. He was treated and released from Froedtert.
Police arrested that driver.