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Crash near South Pine Street and the Highway 83 Bypass in Burlington

BURLINGTON — A Waterford man with an alcohol-related conviction was arrested for OWI following a crash involving three vehicles in Burlington on Tuesday evening, April 23.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of South Pine Street and the Highway 83 Bypass. The scene wasn’t cleared until after 11:30 p.m.

Police said one person had to be extricated from a vehicle and flown to Froedtert Hospital.

According to police, the 56-year-old Waterford man had open intoxicants in his vehicle and admitted to drinking before the crash. Police noted he has one prior alcohol-related conviction.

Crash near South Pine Street and the Highway 83 Bypass in Burlington

Crash near South Pine Street and the Highway 83 Bypass in Burlington

Charges were being referred to the Racine County District Attorney’s Office.

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