I-94 crash, OWI arrest; Muskego woman jailed

The Wisconsin State Patrol arrested a Muskego woman for operating while intoxicated Wednesday night, Nov. 23 after a crash on I-94.

If convicted, it would be the 36-year-old woman's fourth OWI offense.

Troopers were called to the scene on I-94 westbound near Barker Road around 5:15 p.m. and determined one vehicle rear-ended another.

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The driver of the striking vehicle – which sustained "heavy" front-end damage – showed signs of impairment, officials said, and was arrested after failing standardized field sobriety tests.

After an evidentiary blood draw was taken at a hospital, the woman was taken to the Waukesha County Jail. There, she was held on allegations of:

  • Operating while intoxicated (4th offense)
  • Resisting/obstructing an officer
  • Throwing/discharging bodily fluid at a public safety worker
  • Following too closely

The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department and Waukesha Police Department assisted at the scene.