OWI crash sends 3 to hospital, officals say
Sheriff's dept.: Driver was drunk at the time of the crash
TOWN OF WESTPORT, Wis. — A two-car crash in the town of Westport late Monday night sent three people to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Dane County Sheriff’s Department.
The crash happened at the corner of County Highway M and Willow Road in the town of Westport around 10:20 p.m. Monday.
According to the sheriff’s department, Darren Burgette, 25, of Madison failed to yield when he made a left turn off Highway M onto Willow, striking a car going eastbound on County Highway M.
Deputies said the driver of the car, Chance Pagel, 26, of Madison, and his passenger Elessandra Hamre-Tamayo, of Middleton, were both taken and admitted to UW Hospital. Burgette was also taken and admitted to UW Hospital as well.
Burgette faces numerous charges, including operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.