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Man charged for OWI in crash that injured three

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Posted at 5:08 PM, Apr 25, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-26 17:15:43-04

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — An 18-year-old Green Bay man was charged with an OWI after a two-vehicle crash that injured three.

In a release from the police department, officers were dispatched on Monday, April 24 at 8:35 p.m. to a crash at the intersection of Main Street and Abrams Street/ Newberry Avenue on the city's east side.

Jackson Engels, 18, from Green Bay was driving a vehicle with a 17-year-old male passenger. Both were treated for non-life-threatening injuries following the crash.

A 63-year-old Green Bay man, who was the sole occupant of the other vehicle involved in the crash is being treated for life-threatening injuries at a local hospital.

Engels was taken into custody by officers on suspicion of being under the influence of THC.

He was charged by the Brown County District Attorney's Office on April 26 with Injury by Intoxicated Use of a Vehicle, Second Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety and Operating While Intoxicated Causing Injury, first offense.

Additional details have not been released. An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

The Green Bay Police Department is asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash or may know of events prior to the crash to contact them at 920-448-3200 and reference case #23-221528.