Driver Slams into Wisconsin Middle School While Fleeing Police, Sparking Fire

Credit: WITI
Published on August 23, 2019 - Duration: 01:35s

Driver Slams into Wisconsin Middle School While Fleeing Police, Sparking Fire

Wisconsin police say a driver blew through stop signs while fleeing from officers.

The driver struck into a middle school, leaving extensive damage.


Driver Slams into Wisconsin Middle School While Fleeing Police, Sparking Fire

LAST STOP.SW 'BAM!

IT WAS JUST THIS HUGESW 'BAM!

IT WAS JUST THIS HUGELIKE, EXPLOSION.'

STEPHANIESW 'BAM!

IT WAS JUST THIS HUGELIKE, EXPLOSION.'

STEPHANIEWIEDENHOEFT LOOKEDLIKE, EXPLOSION.'

STEPHANIEWIEDENHOEFT LOOKEDLIKE, EXPLOSION.'

STEPHANIEWIEDENHOEFT LOOKEDOUT HER WINDOW JUST BEFOREWIEDENHOEFT LOOKEDOUT HER WINDOW JUST BEFOREOUT HER WINDOW JUST BEFOREOUT HER WINDOW JUST BEFOREMIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY TO SEE THEOUT HER WINDOW JUST BEFOREMIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY TO SEE THEIMPACT.

VIEWERMIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY TO SEE THEIMPACT.

VIEWERMIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY TO SEE THEIMPACT.

VIEWERPHOTOS AND VIDEO... SHOW THEIMPACT.

VIEWERPHOTOS AND VIDEO... SHOW THEPHOTOS AND VIDEO... SHOW THEPHOTOS AND VIDEO... SHOW THEFIREBALL THAT FOLLOWED ALONGSIDEPHOTOS AND VIDEO... SHOW THEFIREBALL THAT FOLLOWED ALONGSIDEBEAVERFIREBALL THAT FOLLOWED ALONGSIDEBEAVERBEAVERDAM MIDDLE SCHOOL.

SW 'IT WASDAM MIDDLE SCHOOL.

SW 'IT WASINSANE.

IVE NEVER SEENDAM MIDDLE SCHOOL.

SW 'IT WASINSANE.

IVE NEVER SEENANYTHING LIKE IT BEFORE.'INSANE.

IVE NEVER SEENANYTHING LIKE IT BEFORE.'ANYTHING LIKE IT BEFORE.'ANYTHING LIKE IT BEFORE.'THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ESTIMATESTHE SCHOOL DISTRICT ESTIMATESTHE SCHOOL DISTRICT ESTIMATES100- THOUSAND DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.100- THOUSAND DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.WIEDENHOEFT WATCHED AS THEWIEDENHOEFT WATCHED AS THEDRIVER WAS SURROUNDED BY COPSDRIVER WAS SURROUNDED BY COPSAND ULTIMATELY PULLED FROM THEAND ULTIMATELY PULLED FROM THEDEBRIS.DEBRIS.SW 'THEY HAD THEIR GUNS DRAWN ONSW 'THEY HAD THEIR GUNS DRAWN ONTHE VEHICLE.'

IN COURT THURSDAYSW 'THEY HAD THEIR GUNS DRAWN ONTHE VEHICLE.'

IN COURT THURSDAYAFTERNOON -THE VEHICLE.'

IN COURT THURSDAYAFTERNOON -AFTERNOON -NAT 'STATE OF WISCONSIN VS ROYNAT 'STATE OF WISCONSIN VS ROYCORTEZ...'

22-YEAR OLD ROYNAT 'STATE OF WISCONSIN VS ROYCORTEZ...'

22-YEAR OLD ROYCORTEZ APPEARS VIACORTEZ...'

22-YEAR OLD ROYCORTEZ APPEARS VIACORTEZ...'

22-YEAR OLD ROYCORTEZ APPEARS VIAVIDEO.

HIS ARM IN A SLING -CORTEZ APPEARS VIAVIDEO.

HIS ARM IN A SLING -CORTEZ APPEARS VIAVIDEO.

HIS ARM IN A SLING -AFTER INVESTIGATORS SAY HEVIDEO.

HIS ARM IN A SLING -AFTER INVESTIGATORS SAY HEVIDEO.

HIS ARM IN A SLING -AFTER INVESTIGATORS SAY HESUFFERED A FOUR-INCHAFTER INVESTIGATORS SAY HESUFFERED A FOUR-INCHSUFFERED A FOUR-INCHCUT ABOVE HIS ELBOW.

PROSECUTORCUT ABOVE HIS ELBOW.

PROSECUTOR'THE PURSUIT ENDED WHEN THE'THE PURSUIT ENDED WHEN THEDEFENDANT DROVE INTO THE BEAVER'THE PURSUIT ENDED WHEN THEDEFENDANT DROVE INTO THE BEAVERDAM MIDDLE SCHOOL - I MEAN THEDEFENDANT DROVE INTO THE BEAVERDAM MIDDLE SCHOOL - I MEAN THEDAM MIDDLE SCHOOL - I MEAN THEBUILDING.'

PROSECUTORS SAYBUILDING.'

PROSECUTORS SAYCORTEZ WAS LIKELYCORTEZ WAS LIKELYINTOXICATED DURING A DOMESTICINTOXICATED DURING A DOMESTICDISTURBANCE A FEW BLOCKS AWAYINTOXICATED DURING A DOMESTICDISTURBANCE A FEW BLOCKS AWAYFROMDISTURBANCE A FEW BLOCKS AWAYFROMFROMFROMTHE SCHOOL.

POLICE SAY CORTEZTHE SCHOOL.

POLICE SAY CORTEZTHE SCHOOL.

POLICE SAY CORTEZTOOK OFF IN A WHITETOOK OFF IN A WHITETOOK OFF IN A WHITEDODGE DART, FLEEING FROMDODGE DART, FLEEING FROMDODGE DART, FLEEING FROMOFFICERS.

AT '80-TO-90 MILES ANDODGE DART, FLEEING FROMOFFICERS.

AT '80-TO-90 MILES ANHOUR,' BEAVER DAMOFFICERS.

AT '80-TO-90 MILES ANHOUR,' BEAVER DAMHOUR,' BEAVER DAMHOUR,' BEAVER DAMPOLICE SAY HE CRASHED INTO THEPOLICE SAY HE CRASHED INTO THEPOLICE SAY HE CRASHED INTO THESCHOOL - CREATING A HOLE '30SCHOOL - CREATING A HOLE '30SCHOOL - CREATING A HOLE '30FEET WIDE' AND '7 FEET TALL.'FEET WIDE' AND '7 FEET TALL.'FEET WIDE' AND '7 FEET TALL.'THE IMPACT KNOCKED OUT POWER TOFEET WIDE' AND '7 FEET TALL.'THE IMPACT KNOCKED OUT POWER TOTHETHE IMPACT KNOCKED OUT POWER TOTHETHEBUILDING, CAUSED THE SCHOOLSBUILDING, CAUSED THE SCHOOLSCOOLING SYSTEM TO LEAK, ANDBUILDING, CAUSED THE SCHOOLSCOOLING SYSTEM TO LEAK, ANDSPARKED TWO FIRES.COOLING SYSTEM TO LEAK, ANDSPARKED TWO FIRES.SPARKED TWO FIRES.SW 'SOMEHOW, THE CAB DIDNTSW 'SOMEHOW, THE CAB DIDNTCOLLAPSE AROUND HIM.

HE IS JUSTCOLLAPSE AROUND HIM.

HE IS JUSTCOLLAPSE AROUND HIM.

HE IS JUSTREALLY, REALLY LUCKY.'REALLY, REALLY LUCKY.'PROSECUTORS TELL ME ADDITIONALPROSECUTORS TELL ME ADDITIONALCHARGES MAY BE FILED AGAINSTPROSECUTORS TELL ME ADDITIONALCHARGES MAY BE FILED AGAINSTCORTEZ.CHARGES MAY BE FILED AGAINSTCORTEZ.CHARGES MAY BE FILED AGAINSTCORTEZ.HIS CASH BOND IS SET ATCORTEZ.HIS CASH BOND IS SET ATCORTEZ.HIS CASH BOND IS SET AT10-THOUSAND DOLLARS AND WILL BEHIS CASH BOND IS SET AT10-THOUSAND DOLLARS AND WILL BEHIS CASH BOND IS SET AT10-THOUSAND DOLLARS AND WILL BEBACK IN COURT IN ONE10-THOUSAND DOLLARS AND WILL BEBACK IN COURT IN ONE10-THOUSAND DOLLARS AND WILL BEBACK IN COURT IN ONEWEEK.

LIKE AT THE DODGE COUNTYBACK IN COURT IN ONEWEEK.

LIKE AT THE DODGE COUNTYWEEK.

LIKE AT THE DODGE COUNTYWEEK.

LIKE AT THE DODGE COUNTYCOURTHOUSE, BRET LEMOINE, FOX6COURTHOUSE, BRET LEMOINE, FOX6COURTHOUSE, BRET LEMOINE, FOX6NEWS.NEWS.

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