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Driver fleeing Wisconsin State Patrol collides with bus

The Madison Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol and the Dane County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident.
Published: Nov. 29, 2021 at 4:44 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 29, 2021 at 8:35 PM CST
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A vehicle allegedly fleeing from Wisconsin State Patrol collided with a bus late Monday afternoon, Dane County Communications confirmed.

The crash, reported at around 4:30 p.m., took place near Highway 30 and North Thompson Drive. An NBC15 viewer reported a heavy police presence in the area.

Wisconsin State Patrol was pursuing the vehicle on Interstate 94, approaching the Badger Interchange. The pursuit was then stopped for safety reasons, MPD said. While fleeing, the vehicle then crashed into the bus while traveling westbound on STH 30.

The suspect and its occupants fled from the scene on foot. One subject was detained with help of a citizen in the 4900 block of Commercial Avenue. Officers were unable to find the second occupant. The bus was occupied by two adults and neither were injured.

The Madison Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol and the Dane County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident.

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