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OWI crash sends 3 to hospital, officals say

Published On: Dec 24 2013 06:20:30 AM CST
Updated On: Sep 17 2013 10:47:08 AM CDT

TOWN OF WESTPORT, Wis. -

A two-car crash in the town of Westport late Monday night sent three people to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Department.

The crash happened at the corner of County Highway M and Willow Road in the town of Westport around 10:20 p.m. Monday.

According to the sheriff's department, Darren Burgette, 25, of Madison failed to yield when he made a left turn off Highway M onto Willow, striking a car going eastbound on County Highway M.

Deputies said the driver of the car, Chance Pagel, 26, of Madison, and his passenger Elessandra Hamre-Tamayo, of Middleton, were both taken and admitted to UW Hospital. Burgette was also taken and admitted to UW Hospital as well.

Burgette faces numerous charges, including operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

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