Crash near Beltline leads to arrest

Witnesses saw car crash into embankment

Published On: Jul 25 2013 11:02:01 AM CDT
MADISON, Wis. -

A Madison man was arrested after a crash on a Beltline Highway exit ramp to Fish Hatchery Road on Monday, according to Madison police.

Witnesses told police they saw a car drive off an exit ramp to Fish Hatchery Road, down an embankment and crash into a guardrail at about 6 p.m.

Eric D. Hotchkiss, 37, was arrested on suspicion of fifth offense driving under the influence. Hotchkiss told police he had not been drinking but admitted taking prescription medication.