Lincoln County Sheriff’s reports
A 63-year-old Merrill woman was injured Monday morning after a crash in the Town of Corning. The woman went off the shoulder of the road then over-corrected causing her to lose control and go off the road striking several trees.
Three people were injured, one seriously, after a three vehicle crash Monday evening in the Town of Bradley. The crash happened on US Hwy. 8 at County Rd. L at 4:17 p.m. An eastbound vehicle turned into the path of a westbound vehicle which then collided with a third vehicle waiting at the stop sign. The injured were transported by ambulance and one was later flown to a trauma center. A portion of US Hwy. 8 was blocked for about an hour after the crash.
A 54-year-old Merrill man was arrested Thursday morning on a criminal traffic charge. A deputy found the man passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle on State Rd. 107 at Hillcrest Drive just after 2 a.m. He was arrested for a third offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Three people were injured after a two vehicle crash Thursday in the Town of Pine River. Just after noon, a vehicle traveling south on State Rd. 17 pulled out and struck an eastbound vehicle on State Rd. 64. Occupants of the vehicles were transported to by ambulance and were treated and released. Traffic at the intersection was restricted for about an hour as the scene was cleared.
A 48-year-old Wausau woman was arrested Saturday evening on a felony charge. Just after 10 p.m. deputies located a vehicle in the ditch on Norwegian Road in the Town of Merrill. The woman was placed through field sobriety tests and taken into custody for a felony fourth offense of operating while intoxicated. The charge will have an enhancer as the woman was operating with a passenger under the age of 16.
A 29-year-old Merrill man was cited early Sunday morning after deputies found a crash in the Town of Pine River on County Rd. W near County Rd. P just after 2:30 a.m. The driver was walking near the crash site and admitted drinking prior to the crash. He was cited for a first offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
The number of car deer crashes is lower with nine being reported this past week. An eagle was found struck and killed on US Hwy. 51 north of County Rd. A Monday morning.