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Driver Arrested in Buggy Crash that hurt 5

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

CHETEK, Wis. (AP) -- Barron County sheriff's officials say they've arrested a driver they say is responsible for a crashing a pickup truck into a buggy and injuring five people before fleeing the scene.

Authorities say the driver was arrested Thursday. The hit-and-run crash happened about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday near Chetek .

Deputies say two adults and three children are hospitalized. The Chippewa Herald says one person was flown to Eau Claire, two were sent to a hospital in Bloomer and two others to Barron.

There's no immediate word on their conditions.


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