LAC DU FLAMBEAU
- A crash on Pokegama Lake Trail near Eagle River sent 5 passengers to the hospital and the driver to jail.It happened around 8pm last night by Cemetery Road. According to the Vilas County Sheriff's Department all 6 people in the car were ejected from the vehicle- none of them were wearing seatbelts. The driver, 44 year old Richard Allen of Lac du Flambeau, was arrested on suspicion of OWI.
A 31 year old woman, three 13 year old girls, and a 12 year old girl were in the car. Three passengers were medflighted to Marshfield. The rest were taken away by ambulance. The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating this crash.
Story By: Kailey Burton