Driver arrested for 5th offense PAC violation after crash involving semi in Dodge County
DODGE COUNTY — Dodge County officials say two men were hurt in a semi vs. pickup truck crash in the Township of Theresa. It happened Saturday, December 2nd around 7:15 p.m. — and one driver was later arrested.
According to the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, a semi traveling westbound with a trailer filled with grain entered the intersection to make a left turn towards Theresa. The pickup truck was traveling northbound, and crashed at the intersection of State Highway 28 and State Highway 28/67/175.
Officials say traffic is controlled at that intersection with stop signs and north and southbound traffic is not controlled.
The driver of the pickup truck — a 56-year-old Fond du Lac man — was flown from the scene to a hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the semi — a 48-year-old Theresa man — was treated and released from a hospital for minor injuries.
Sheriff’s officials said in an update Monday, December 4th the 56-year-old pickup truck driver was arrested for a prohibited alcohol concentration violation (fifth offense). He remained hospitalized as of Monday, and officials noted he wasn’t wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The investigation is ongoing.