MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man was airlifted to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and another was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence after a crash in Wisconsin.

Authorities say this is the fifth OWI offense for the 35-year-old driver.

Deputies responded to the head-on crash Saturday morning around 6:40 on Highway 65 just north of the St. Croix County line in Polk County. Investigators say a vehicle traveling northbound was navigating a curve when it crossed into the southbound lane, striking a southbound vehicle.

The 30-year-old driver of the southbound vehicle was airlifted to the hospital.

The investigation is ongoing.

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