Kenosha County officials: Man suspected of OWI severely injured in crash with school bus

KENOSHA (CBS 58) -- A Pell Lake man suspected of OWI, his third offense, was involved in a serious crash with a school bus in Kenosha County on Tuesday, May 31. 

The crash happened on Wilmot Road (County Highway W) just before noon. 

Initial reports indicate a Ford Focus traveling westbound on County Highway C crossed the center line and struck a school bus that was traveling eastbound head-on. 

Officials say the bus driver and four children did not sustain any injuries. 

The driver of the Ford Focus, identified as a 30-year-old man from Pell Lake, sustained severe injuries and was flown to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. He remains in critical condition. 

Officials say substance abuse is suspected to be a factor in the crash. The driver was cited for his third OWI offense, operating left of center, and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. 

Anyone with information on this crash is urged to contact the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department at 262-605-5100.

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