A driver on Highway 45 near Milwaukee was arrested and charged with an OWI after a deputy noticed her erratic driving patterns in the pouring rain.
The 56-year-old driver has been convicted of five drunk driving charges in the past, and this recent arrest is her sixth offense. The woman is currently being held at the Milwaukee County Jail on $2,500 bond.
The deputy in the case stated that the woman was speeding on Highway 45 during inclement weather conditions and was unable to control her vehicle. She failed the field sobriety tests he administered and was subsequently arrested. If she is convicted of this sixth offense, she could spend 10 years behind bars.
Drunk drivers can create dangerous situations for other drivers on the road. If you have suffered an injury that was caused by a drunk driver, please contact the car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today.