4 taken to hospital following east side crash, MPD says

MADISON, Wis. — Four people were taken to the hospital after an SUV reportedly broadsided a van on East Washington Avenue at Oak Street shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday night.

Police said the driver of the SUV fled the scene before officers arrived. The suspect was still at large as of Friday morning, according to an incident report.

Police said they do not believe the victims’ injuries are life-threatening, and no young children were involved.

A Madison Police Department traffic specialist is investigating the crash with help from the Wisconsin State Patrol.