GREEN COUNTY (WKOW) – Deputies and the Green County EMS responded to a one vehicle crash early Saturday morning.
Authorities responded to the 900 block of East Old Highway Road in the Village of Browntown and the Town of Cadiz around 12:29 a.m.
Deputies said the driver and occupants fled the scene, but were located.
Upon investigation, officials said the vehicle operated by Lavelle T. Conner-Hatchet, 23-year-old of New Glarus, was heading eastbound on E. Old Highway Road when he lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve.
Deputies said the vehicle entered the ditch, struck a culvert and caused the vehicle to go airborne. The vehicle overturned while striking several trees and came to a rest on the driver's side.
Authorities said Connor-Hatchet sustained injuries and was treated at the Monroe ER. His seatbelt was used and the airbag did deploy.
Deputies identified a passenger as Toni B. Burke, 21-year-old of Monroe, who sustained injuries and was transported to Monroe ER. Authorities are not sure if she was wearing a seatbelt.
Authorities identified the other passenger as Kelsey A. Wuethrich, 21-year-old of rural Monroe. She sustained injuries, but refused treatment. Authorities are not sure if she was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the incident.
Deputies said the vehicle sustained very severe damage and was towed from the scene.
Authorities said Connor-Hatchet was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated- Causing Injury 1st Offense. He was also cited for Failure to Maintain Control and Operating without a Valid Driver's License. He was released pending court. Wuethrich was cited for Obstructing a Law Enforcement Officer and was also released.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2013 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Program Manager Jessica Miller at 608-661-2794. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.