The Kenosha Police Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol are investigating a fatal rollover crash that occurred at 22nd Avenue and Washington Road at 11:30 PM on Saturday, January 9th.
A vehicle being operated by a 36-year-old Illinois resident entered the intersection of Washington Road and 22nd Avenue, against a red traffic control signal, while traveling west. This vehicle collided with a northbound vehicle. This collision resulted in a secondary collision with a vehicle being driven east on Washington Road. The driver of this vehicle, a 27-year-old female from Illinois, died as a result of the crash.
This was not a police pursuit as previously reported on social media.
The operator of the suspect vehicle was taken into custody, as was a passenger from the same vehicle. The crash remains under investigation and appropriate charges will be referred to the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office.