MPD: Repeat drunken driver drove car into fire hydrant, traffic sign, later spat on hospital nurse
MADISON, Wis. — Police said Mark A. Hall, a 57-year-old repeat drunken driver, drove his car into a fire hydrant and a traffic sign on East Wilson Street around 11 p.m. Tuesday.
An incident report said the crash caused significant damage to the car. Police found blood-covered air bags and glass fragments in the car, but no driver.
The man was found walking in the area with a bleeding head injury. Police said he told them he fell on railroad tracks and was not driving a car.
He was taken to a hospital, where he on a nurse and tried to kick the nurse as well, police said. Hall was arrested on suspicion of seventh offense OWI, discharging bodily fluid on a medical care provider, disorderly conduct and restricting and obstructing.
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