Man arrested following hit-and-run in Racine County

RACINE COUNTY (CBS 58) – A man was arrested following a hit-and-run crash in Racine County on Monday, Mar. 15.

Authorities say a car hit as pickup truck while traveling southbound on Interstate 94 near State Highway 20 around 6 p.m.

The car was seen leaving the highway and a Racine County Sheriff’s deputy located it. While trying to conduct a traffic stop, the driver took off. Deputies did not follow after the car due to poor road conditions.

Shortly after, the car was located again near County Highway K and County Highway H.

A Racine County deputy attempted to take the driver into custody, but he was uncooperative.

Authorities say a taser was then used and the suspect was taken into custody on several charges including operating while intoxicated, 4th offense and fleeing or eluding an officer.

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