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Woman arrested for OWI after vehicle was found on its side

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Posted at 3:31 PM, Jan 22, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-22 16:31:01-05

MENASHA (NBC 26) — A 72-year-old Fox Crossing woman was arrested in Menasha on her first OWI offense after her car was found on its side next to a power pole.

According to the City of Menasha Police Department, officers responded to the 800 block of Plank Road at 4:25 p.m. Saturday afternoon for an accident with injuries.

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Officers found a vehicle on its side next to a power pole with a driver trapped inside.

Witnesses explained in the report released by the Police Department that the vehicle had been swerving on Plank Road and almost hit a vehicle head-on before hitting the power pole support lines, going airborne and landing on the passenger side.


The driver was identified as a 72-year-old woman from Fox Crossing. She was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated First Offence and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for evaluation.

No other passengers were in the vehicle at the time.