Good Samaritan helps Milwaukee hit-and-run victim


Milwaukee police are still looking for the driver who struck and injured a woman as she crossed the street. It happened Wednesday afternoon at South 16th Street and Lincoln Avenue in Milwaukee. Multiple surveillance cameras at nearby businesses captured the impact. The driver continued along with the other cars. But not Nancy Piscina. “As I’m driving I see the lady lying on the ground as I turn right, so I pulled over, turned on my hazard lights and ran towards her and made sure she was fine,” Piscina said. WISN 12 News Thursday. “She was screaming at me, ‘Help me! Help me! They hit me!'” Piscina says she quickly rushed to her car to call 911, then tried to comfort the victim. “I waited for the ambulance to arrive. I asked her if she was ok with staying with them, and she said yes,” she said. Two other people stopped to help the victim, but most people continued driving. “We should help each other. There’s too much crime going around for no one to watch and stop to see,” Piscina said. Milwaukee police are still looking for the driver of the car that hit the victim. They describe the car as a dark or maroon four-door Acura. Police also said the victim is expected to survive. Piscina would like to meet her. “I hope you are recovering well and I’m sorry you have to go through this pain,” she said.

Milwaukee police are still looking for the driver who struck and injured a woman as she crossed the street. It happened Wednesday afternoon at South 16th Street and Lincoln Avenue in Milwaukee.

Multiple surveillance cameras at nearby businesses captured the impact. The driver continued along with the other cars. But not Nancy Piscina.

“As I’m driving I see the lady lying on the ground as I turn right, so I pulled over, turned on my hazard lights and ran towards her and made sure she was fine,” Piscina said. WISN 12 News Thursday. “She was screaming at me, ‘Help me! Help me! They hit me!'”

Piscina said she quickly rushed to her car to call 911, then tried to comfort the victim.

“I waited for the ambulance to arrive. I asked her if she was ok with staying with them, and she said yes,” she said.

Two other people stopped to help the victim, but most people continued driving.

“We should help each other. There’s too much crime going around for no one to watch and stop to see,” Piscina said.

Milwaukee police are still looking for the driver of the car that hit the victim. They describe the car as a dark or maroon four-door Acura.

Police also said the victim is expected to survive. Piscina would like to meet her.

“I hope you are recovering well and I’m sorry you have to go through this pain,” she said.


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