Lisandra Sanchez Killed, 1 Injured in Milwaukee, WI, Accident
Milwaukee, WI -- March 6, 2017, Lisandra Munoz Sanchez was killed, her brother injured, due to an accident where their vehicle crashed with a truck.
The Milwaukee Police Department released details surrounding the fatal crash which occurred in the later afternoon hours at the intersection of 13th Street and Bolivar Avenue.
According to their investigations, 16-year-old Sanchez was in a car being driven by her 18-year-old brother. They were headed southbound toward I-43, and police claimed the brother was was engaged in a street race with another driver. There was a cement truck ahead of them on 13th, and the brother attempted to swerve out of the way.
This caused the vehicle to skid sideways, and the passenger side of the vehicle slammed into the cement truck. As a result of the collision, Sanchez suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Her brother was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.
Authorities reported that the brother is currently facing a felony charge of reckless homicide. The other driver involved the race reportedly left the scene and has yet to be located.
No further information is currently available.
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