Charged: Racine Unified teacher accused of driving drunk, causing serious head-on crash

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RACINE COUNTY — A Racine Unified School District teacher, arrested following a serious head-on collision in Caledonia has now been charged in connection with that crash.

The crash occurred late on May 18th, on 6 Mile Road near Botting Road in Caledonia.

head-on collision in Caledonia

Head-on crash in Caledonia

Officials say the preliminary investigation revealed a eastbound vehicle, driven by 30-year-old Angela-Marie Maynard crossed the center line and collided with a westbound vehicle.

Angela-Marie Maynard

Angela-Marie Maynard

Both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles and transported to the hospital. They were both later taken to Froedtert Hospital due to the severity of their injuries.

The driver of the westbound vehicle, 21-year-old Cameron Wolfgram, was taken to Froedtert via Flight for Life.

Maynard is now charged with one count of intoxicated use of a vehicle, causing great bodily harm, and causing great bodily harm by use of a vehicle with a prohibited alcohol content.

It was just before 11:30 p.m. when police were dispatched to the scene of the crash.

A witness told police she was driving behind Maynard prior to the crash. They were both headed eastbound. The driver said she believed Maynard was intoxicated. The complaint indicates that driver told police she was keeping her distance from Maynard’s vehicle because Maynard was “swerving all over the road,” and her driving was becoming “progressively worse.”

This driver told police Maynard was traveling “completely in the westbound lane for a considerable distance” before the crash occurred.

When police spoke with Maynard, she indicated she worked two jobs, and was very tired. Police say Maynard told them she had gone out with a friend and had a couple drinks. She said she “must have fallen asleep” when the crash occurred, according to the complaint.

As an officer was speaking with Manyard, he detected a strong odor of intoxicants coming from her vehicle, and he observed her eyes to be glossy and bloodshot, and her speech was slurred.

Manyard told the officer she had two drinks at a bar on Wells Street in Milwaukee, according to the complaint.

The complaint indicates Wolfgram suffered a broken femur, a dislocated hip and a severely broken ankle.

A blood sample from Maynard sent to the Wisconsin Crime Lab was found to have a blood alcohol concentration of .150 grams/100 mL.

Maynard was also taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries following this crash.

4 comments

  • Opinion8d

    Always sad to see people compromise their lives by Drinking and driving. Tough lessons learned and best of recovery for the innocent.

  • johnberk

    There isn’t anything better than going to a bar before you drive. Oh really? Why are people so irresponsible? There should be more education for public safety. If someone does not understand that he is putting his or her life in danger, then it is ok, but if he threatens others, then it is pretty serious.

  • tk421

    How much more education do we friggin’ need around here…its like anything else…..people will do what people will do….regardless of education…..part of the problem are that the consequences are not severe enough. This person will not be put in jail….and will be out on the street doing this again very soon.

  • Z

    What a stupid individual. Not only for the drinking and driving, but to also to do this while working in the public sector, because it will become well known what she did with her face and named plastered everywhere.

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