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Two Vehicle Injury Crash, OWI

Post Date:08/05/2016 5:26 PM


Date and Time of Press Release: 08-05-16 12:15 PM

Date and Time of Event: 08-02-16 @ 5:44PM

Type of Event: Two Vehicle Injury Crash, OWI

Location of Event: Town of Eagle Point, Chippewa County, Wisconsin - STH 178 near 125th Av

Persons Involved:  Vehicle #1: 2000 Mercury-Melissa M Bach Age 30 of Chippewa Falls                                     Vehicle #2: 2010Mazda-Lucas W. Anderson Age 25 of Chippewa Falls

Agencies Involved: Chippewa Sheriff’s Office, Eagle Point Fire Dept, Chippewa Falls Ambulance

Details of Event: On 08-02-16 at 5:44 pm the above agencies responded to a two vehicle crash, with injury on STH 178 near 125th Ave in the Town of Eagle Point. Vehicle #1 was traveling S/B on STH 178 and abruptly made a U turn in front of Vehicle #2 which was traveling N/B on STH 178. The collision caused severe damage to both vehicles involved. A 10 year old passenger from Vehicle #1 and the operator of Vehicle #2 were transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries. Operator of Vehicle #1, Ms Bach was arrested for Causing Injury while Operating Intoxicated, Causing Injury while Operating Intoxicated with a passenger under the age of 16 years of age and Unsafe Lane Deviation.

Authority:      Lt. Mitch Gibson 715-726-7826

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