Woman charged with driving wrong way on Hoan Bridge

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Megan Ninneman

Megan Ninneman

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Sheriff’s officials arrested 26-year-old Megan Ninneman of Milwaukee for first offense OWI after she was pulled over for driving the wrong way on I-794 over the Hoan Bridge early Wednesday morning, May 2nd.

Ninneman has been charged with OWI-first offense, two counts of recklessly endangering safety and hit and run.

Officials say Ninneman struck a vehicle while she was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of I-794 over the Hoan Bridge and did not stop. Police executed a traffic stop and arrested Ninneman near S. Pennsylvania Avenue. Her BAC registered .20.

The vehicle that was struck sustained minor damage as the driver was able to swerve and avoid a head-on collision. There were two occupants in the vehicle and neither sustained serious injuries.

Ninneman faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted on the recklessly endangering safety charges.