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Three Arrested on Suspicion of Drunken Driving After Crash

MT PLEASANT, WI (AP & WLIP)–Authorities say three drunken drivers were involved in a crash in Racine County.

Police say the incident happened shortly before 3 a.m. yesterday when a man driving a Ford F-250 pickup the wrong way on a four-lane highway in Mount Pleasant allegedly collided head-on with a motorist in a GMC Yukon at the intersection of highways 32 and 11.

Shortly thereafter, police say a man in a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox allegedly crashed into the pickup.

Authorities say 56-year-old Kraig Herbrechtsmeir, of Racine, was charged with first offense operating while intoxicated and driving the wrong way on a divided highway.

Thirty-three-year-old Christopher Sanchez, of Racine, was charged with first offense OWI, Forty-five-year-old Herber Aguirre-Lopez, of Kenosha, was charged with third offense OWI.

One of the vehicles was engulfed in flames but no major injuries were reported.


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