OWI crash sends two people to the hospital

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - Early Saturday morning two people were taken to the hospital after a crash on I-41.

A vehicle struck a highway painting crew working on I-41 southbound near Ballard Road in Appleton. One of the workers and the vehicle’s passenger were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The 27 year old operator of the vehicle was taken to jail for an OWI second offense causing injury.

I-41 southbound was closed during an investigation but reopened later that morning.