Drunk driver totals cab on West Side

Driver fled scene on foot, but was tracked down
Drunk driver totals cab on West Side

A hit-and-run crash on Madison’s far West Side early Saturday morning has left a cab driver without his vehicle, and a 21-year-old man facing charges.

The incident happened around 2:45 a.m. Saturday on Old Middleton Road near Rosa Road.

According to police, the cab driver said he was driving east on Old Middleton Road when John Lyons, 21, of Middleton, veered into his lane.

Police said Lyons left the scene on foot, but was located in nearby Owen Conservancy and cited for numerous offenses, including hit and run and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence.

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