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POLICE: Impaired driver crashes into Verizon, causing multiple injuries

First Responders on scene where a car crashed into a building
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Posted at 1:54 PM, Apr 27, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-28 06:52:27-04

FOND DU LAC (NBC 26) — Police responded to an incident at a Verizon store in Fond du Lac on Thursday where a car crashed into the building.

Fond du Lac Fire Rescue released they responded to 467 North Rolling Meadows Drive at 12:25 p.m. for a report that a vehicle had struck the building. Upon arrival, crews found the vehicle had fully entered the building at a high rate of speed.

Photos from an NBC 26 reporter show the car caused extensive damage to the building.

The Fond du Lac Police Department released on their Facebook Page that four victims were inside the store at the time of the crash. A 30-year-old male, a 23-year-old male and a 49-year-old female were transported to St. Agnes Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

ThedaStar medical helicopter was requested for transport of a 29-year-old female with what officials are reporting are life-threatening injuries.

A 20-year-old driver was also transported by Fond du Lac Fire Rescue to St. Agnes with non-life-threatening injuries as reported by the Fond du Lac Police Department.

Police stated the driver was then arrested for Operating While Impaired Causing Great Bodily Harm and was assessed by a Fond du Lac County Sheriff Deputy Drug Recognition Expert.

An investigation into the incident is in the preliminary stages and remains under active investigation status.

Further details have not been released at this time.

Fond du Lac Fire Rescue stated they were assisted on scene by ThedaStar Helicopter, North Fond du Lac Ambulance, City of Fond du Lac Police, Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol.

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