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Van Crashes into Apartment, 2 Injured

Posted on July 14, 2011 3:04 am under Personal Injury

Two people were injured when a minivan crashed into a Milwaukee apartment building Tuesday night.

According to officials with the Milwaukee Police Department, the accident occurred at an apartment complex near 20th Street and Layton Avenue. Police say the 37 year-old woman who was driving the minivan is from another country and was learning how to drive when she revved the engine and smashed through the first-floor window of an apartment.

According to the accident report, two people who were sitting outside the building were pinned under the van. A group of good Samaritans helped lift the van off the two victims. Both were transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital for treatment.

The driver of the vehicle has not been charged in the accident. The crash remains under investigation by the Milwaukee Police Department.

If you have been injured in an auto accident, please contact the Milwaukee car crash injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling (414) 271-0900.