On December 2nd, 2016 at 2341 hours the Racine County Communications Center received a call of a one vehicle accident in the 8800 Block of McHenry St in the Town of Burlington.
Deputies, along with Fire and Rescue Personnel from Wheatland, Twin Lakes, City of Burlington, and Town of Burlington, responded to the scene. The vehicle was in the ditch and appeared to have rolled over at least once. The operator and lone occupant of the vehicle was trapped, but extricated by rescue personnel. No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
The operator of the vehicle, a 55 year old male from the Town of Burlington, sustained lacerations to his head and neck. He was transported by Flight for Life to Froedtert Hospital where he remains in serious condition. He was charged with Operating While Under the Influence of an Intoxicant (1st offense).