The driver involved in a suspected drunk-driving crash was seriously injured after hitting six other vehicles and only coming to a stop after losing a wheel Thursday afternoon, police said.
Just after 4:30 p.m., Stoughton police were sent to the 100 block of West Main Street for a report of a series of motor vehicle crashes, according to a release.
When police arrived they found a 59-year-old driver from Indiana who had hit six other vehicles over about one mile before stopping after losing a wheel and hitting the sixth vehicle, officials said.
The driver was transported to Stoughton Hospital before being transported by Med Flight to UW Hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the release. The driver faces a tentative charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Another driver who was hit during the incident was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.