Tuesday, January 8, 2013
An 18-year-old woman caused damage to her vehicle and the College Avenue roundabout when she allegedly drove drunk and crashed into curbs and signs Friday night.
A failure to negotiate the College Avenue roundabout led to the arrest of another alleged drunken driver Friday night. An 18-year-old woman was eastbound on E. College Avenue when she entered the roundabout, just west of Pennsylvania Avenue, about 11:25 p.m. She then struck a curb, a one way/yield sign in the center median, a second curb and another one-way sign, according to a police report. The vehicle also lost a front tire, which was found at Pennsylvania and College. Cudahy police pulled the woman over near Pennsylvania and Layton avenues and arrested her for drunken driving. Her car had severe damage to its front end and was towed.
Monday, October 8, 2012
A car drove over the roundabout at a high rate of speed early Sunday morning and was totaled. Police found a passenger lying on the grass nearby.
A speeding vehicle on College Avenue crashed into the roundabout early Sunday morning, hitting a curb, a tree and a yield sign before coming to rest in the median, according to Oak Creek police. Officers arrived about 4:45 a.m. to find a totaled vehicle with no occupants. They also saw footprints of two people who had apparently headed north and away from the scene. One of the occupants, a 22-year-old Milwaukee man, was soon discovered lying on the grass just north of the roundabout on Ace Industrial Drive. The man was "very intoxicated" but said he was uninjured save for a small scratch to his hand, according to the report. He told police another man drove the vehicle from Milwaukee, but he did not know his phone number or address. Police…
Monday, April 9, 2012
37-year-old man was arrested for drunken driving in Cudahy after striking a sign on College Avenue in Oak Creek.
A man allegedly driving drunk apparently couldn't handle the new roundabout on College Avenue. An Oak Creek police officer discovered what looked like fresh skid marks, damage to a sign and vehicle debris about 1:30 a.m. Friday, according to an Oak Creek police report. Among the debris: the vehicle's license plate. Police found the plate belonged to a 37-year-old Cudahy man and called the Cudahy Police Department, which said it had the man already in custody. The man admitted to drinking prior to driving and told police he did not realize he hit anything, according to the police report. Cudahy police said his preliminary blood-alcohol content was .27, more than three times the legal limit to drive in Wisconsin. He was arrested on drunken …