Head on crash leads to OWI charge

Posted Saturday, March 29, 2014 --- 9:15 p.m.

Around 4:30 p.m., Dane County Sheriff’s Office Deputies along with Waunakee Fire and EMS responded to STH 19 at USH 12, in the Town of Springfield, for a two-car motor vehicle crash with injuries.

The preliminary investigation indicates a grey, Chevy van, operated by Danielle E. Abbott, age 29 of Dodgeville, was traveling westbound on STH 19.

Abbott failed to negotiate a turn in the roadway at which time she crossed the center line and struck a blue, Ford Taurus, which was traveling eastbound on STH 19.

Abbott sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital by Med-Flight.

The driver of the Taurus along with three passengers, sustained minor injuries and were transported to a local hospital by Waunakee EMS.

Abbott was arrested for Causing Injury by Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of an Intoxicant, 2nd Offense and will be booked into the Dane County Jail on the felony charge.

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