Charges Filed In Crash That Injured Deputy

Posted Wednesday, September 26, 2012 --- 7:25 a.m.

RACINE, Wis. (AP) -- Criminal charges have been filed against a woman accused of driving drunk and hitting a Racine County sheriff's deputy.

A complaint says the deputy saw an SUV speeding toward him late Monday night. The SUV took a sharp turn and collided with the deputy's squad car, causing him to hit his head on the window frame. The complaint says the SUV then sped away.

Fifty-year-old Denise Olson, of Mount Pleasant, is charged with driving while intoxicated and causing injury, among other counts. The Journal Times ( ) says the deputy was treated at a local hospital and later released.


Information from: The Journal Times,

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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