On Saturday, February 13th, at 2:49 a.m., Racine officers responded to the 1900 block of 12th Street regarding an injury accident. Upon arrival, officers determined that the 24 year old operator was driving his vehicle east on 12th Street in the 1900 block, when the vehicle struck an unoccupied, legally parked vehicle. The vehicle continued east striking a tree on the parkway in the 1900 block of 12th St. The vehicle received severe damage from the crash.
The 24 year old driver was transported to Wheaton Franciscan Emergency by the Racine Fire Department, and subsequently transferred to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee via Flight for Life.
The 24 year old driver succumbed to injuries earlier this morning.
Racine Police Department’s Accident Investigators were activated to scene and department’s Criminalist were called in to photograph the scene and collect evidence.
Racine Police accident investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this incident. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Accident Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7816.
You may also contact Crimestoppers with your anonymous tips at (262) 636-9330, or by texting RACS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.