UPDATE: 4 Hurt, Including 2 Deputies In Waukesha County Crash

UPDATED Thursday, November 1, 2012 --- 9:20 a.m.

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- A fiery crash along Interstate 94 in Waukesha County has left a teenager critically injured and three others hurt, including two sheriff's deputies.

Waukesha County Sheriff's Deputy Inspector James Gumm says a vehicle crashed into a squad car parked in the interstate median about 3 a.m. Thursday and caught fire.

Gumm says two deputies rescued the 18-year-old driver and a 17-year-old unconscious passenger from the burning vehicle. The deputies were treated and released from a suburban Milwaukee hospital. Gumm says the teen passenger was transported by helicopter to Froedtert Hospital with critical injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was taken to Waukesha Memorial with minor injuries. The State Patrol says driver, from St. Francis, is suspected of driving while intoxicated.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


Posted Thursday, November 1, 2012 --- 6:50 a.m.

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Three people, including two sheriff's deputies, have been hurt in a fiery crash on the interstate in Waukesha County.

The State Patrol says the two deputies were inside the median along I-94 when a vehicle hit the back of their squad and caught fire about 3 a.m. Thursday.

WTMJ radio (http://tinyurl.com/bgfyk77 ) says the deputies were transported to Froedtert Hospital. A passenger in the car that caught fire was taken to Children's Hospital.

Authorities arrested the driver of the car on suspicion of drunken driving. There's no immediate word on the conditions of the injured.

The crash temporarily closed the interstate near Sunny Slope Rd.


Information from: WTMJ-AM, http://www.620wtmj.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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