2 seriously injured in drunken-driving crash
Driver reportedly speeding around curve hit tree, deputies say
CROSS PLAINS, Wis. — Two people were seriously injured in a drunken-driving crash near Cross Plains Saturday night, deputies say.
Around 10:45 p.m. Dane County sheriff’s deputies responded to a single-vehicle vs. tree crash off of Airport Road at Enchanted Valley Road in the town of Cross Plains, according to a release.
David Yang, 25, of Madison, was driving a 1993 Honda Civic coupe west on Airport Road, investigators said. Yang was speeding and failed to negotiated a curve and hit a tree.
Yang was pinned in the vehicle and had to be extricated by emergency crews, according to the release. Yang’s passenger, Sonny T. Hang, 22, of McFarland, was also extricated from the vehicle.
Yang was transported to UW Hospital for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, deputies said. He faces a tentative charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing injury, and citations for operating left of center, failure to maintain control and not having insurance.
Hang was also transported to UW Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, according to the release.
Yang and Hang were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, deputies said. The crash remains under investigation.30430022