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.READ MORE: First Major Snowfall Brings Avalanche Of Wintery Pics
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.READ MORE: State Patrol: 260+ Crashes As Snow Coats Minnesota Roads
The 30-year-old driver of the southbound vehicle was airlifted to the hospital.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: 'Heavy, Heavy, Heavy Snow' To Hit Northeastern Minnesota
The investigation is ongoing.