Two people were injured in a Madison drunk driving accident Sunday.
According to officials with the Dane County Sheriff's Office, the accident occurred on County Highway KP about a mile north of Midland Road in the town of Black Earth shortly after 3:00 a.m. on Sunday. Deputies say 26 year-old Dean M. Chestnut, of Black Earth, was driving his 1989 Chevrolet Blazer when he lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway, and struck a power pole.
Chestnut and his passenger, 41 year-old Claudine B. Pate, of Mazomanie, were pinned in the wreckage and had to be extricated from the vehicle. Chestnut was transported by Med Flight to University of Wisconsin Hospital for treatment, while Pate was taken by ambulance. Both airbags deployed in the vehicle
Chestnut was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated-Causing Injury. He was also cited for Failure to Maintain Control.
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