Two arrested following drunk driving incident on I-43

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Rodney Collins, Camille Carter

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Sheriff’s officials say two were arrested during a drunk driving incident on northbound I-43 Monday night, October 15th.

A Sheriff’s deputy on patrol spotted a vehicle deviating lanes on northbound I-43 at Lapham Boulevard around 9:30 p.m. He attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the driver accelerated to speeds up to 90 mph through the Marquette Interchange.

Rodney Collins

Rodney Collins

The car crashed into another vehicle at W. Highland Avenue and the driver, 29-year-old Rodney Collins of Milwaukee fled the scene. A passenger remained in the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle Collins struck sustained minor injuries. The pursuit lasted 3.2 miles.

Collins’ passenger, 24-year-old Camille Carter of Milwaukee was taken into custody for possession of marijuana and having open intoxicants in the car.

Camille Carter

Camille Carter

Three minutes later, a deputy and his K-9 partner apprehended Collins as he fled on
W. Fond du Lac Avenue.

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