January 20, 2020 – West Bend, WI – On Friday, January 17, 2020 at 1:39 p.m., West Bend Police received several calls about a multiple vehicle crash with possible injuries at the intersection of Paradise Drive and Silverbrook Drive.
West Bend Police as well as West Bend Fire Department responded. West Bend Officers determined an eastbound vehicle, operated by a 47-year-old female, struck another eastbound vehicle stopped at the red light on Paradise at Silverbrook. That vehicle struck a third vehicle which was also stopped at the red light.
One of the drivers of the stopped vehicles, a 24-year-old female, suffered injuries to her back, neck, and chest. The officers determined the 47-year-old driver of the striking vehicle had been ‘huffing’ prior to the crash and huffing items were found in the vehicle.
She was on probation for OWI-6th Offense and had a revoked driver’s license.
The 47-year-old female driver was arrested for OWI-7th Offense-Causing Injury, Abuse of Hazardous Materials, Violation of Probation, and Operating after Revocation.
The 24-year-old female was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the third vehicle was not injured.