Four people were injured in two separate crashes early Sunday morning in Dane County, according to a release.
Around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, a 2000 Ford Escort was driving east on Schadel Road in the town of Deerfield when the driver, Dustin M. Moreland, 19, of Marshall, failed to stop at a stop sign at County Road W, deputies said. The Ford hit a group of trees and Moreland?s passenger, Alexander C. Bower, 23, of Sun Prairie, sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Moreland and Bower were admitted to UW Hospital for injuries sustained in the crash, according to the release. Moreland was arrested on a tentative charge of second-offense operating while intoxicated and causing injury. He was also cited for operating after revocation, failure to stop at a stop sign and not wearing a seat belt.
The second crash happened around 1:30 a.m. on Count Road B just west of Clear View Road in the town of Christiana, deputies said.