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Woman flown to UW hospital after suspected OWI crash

Published On: Mar 29 2014 05:37:36 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 29 2014 09:34:22 PM CDT

Velena Jones

Officials responded to a crash on Highway 19 Saturday afternoon.

TOWN OF SPRINGFIELD, Wis. -

A Dodgeville woman was flown to University of Wisconsin Hospital and arrested after a suspected drunken driving crash in the town of Springfield.

Deputies were called to State Highway 19 and U.S. Highway 12 at 4:31 p.m. on Saturday for a report of a two-vehicle crash with injuries.

Investigators said a van driven by Danielle E. Abbott, 29, was traveling west on Highway 19 when she failed to negotiate a curve, crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound car.

Abbott was flown to UW Hospital. The driver of the car and three passengers suffered minor injuries and were taken to a hospital.

Abbott was arrested on suspicion of second-offense operating while intoxicated.

Waunakee Fire and EMS assisted at the scene.

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