A driver was arrested on allegations of a fifth operating while intoxicated offense following a crash that injured one person near Clear Lake in Polk County.
On Saturday, Aug. 31, at about 6:40 a.m., the Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle head on-crash on Wis. 65 at W. Church Road, just north of the Polk/St. Croix County line in Polk County.
According to the state patrol, a northbound vehicle was attempting to negotiate a curve when it crossed into the southbound lane and struck a southbound vehicle.
The operator of the southbound vehicle, Jacob Ostrowski, 30, was airlifted to Regions Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the northbound vehicle, Adam Weiler, 35, was arrested on suspicion of a 5th offense OWI by Polk County Sheriffs office.
The crash remains under investigation.
Assisting agencies included St. Croix County Sheriffs Department, Polk County Sheriffs Department, and New Richmond EMS.