POSTED: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 --- 9:30 a.m.
From the Madison Police Department:
08/05/2012 - 5:19 PM
West Beltline Hwy @ S. Whitney Way
Dylan J. Conway-Greene, age 21, Madison
Mr. Conway-Greene was arrested for Causing Injury while Operating a Motor Vehicle While under the Influence, Duty Upon Striking Person/Attended/Occupied Vehicle, Reckless Driving, Intoxicants in Motor Vehicle, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Two Madison men, traveling in separate vehicles, followed an intoxicated hit-and-run driver from the West Beltline Highway to Lynndale Rd. Sunday afternoon where they boxed in his car until police were on scene.
The witnesses had been keeping dispatch apprised of the suspect driver's whereabouts after he struck a SUV on the beltline, near South Whitney Way, causing it to roll over onto the Odana Hills Golf Course. Inside the SUV was a family, including two children: ages 6 and 8. There were no serious injuries.
The suspect was crying and cooperative telling officers he had been drinking and smoking marijuana prior to the crash. "I'm a speed demon," he told police, saying his speed on the beltline varied from 60 to 90 mph. He said he didn't stop after colliding with the SUV because he was scared and in disbelief about what he had done.