A Beaver Dam woman was seriously injured Saturday during a wrong-way crash on Highway 16 in Columbia County.
The accident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. in the town of Newport, near New Haven Road. Authorities said witnesses reported a westbound Mazda passenger car struck an eastbound Chrysler minivan.
Kristina Stuckey, 26, of Beaver Dam, was driving the car and was cited for operating while intoxicated, first offense, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office said. She was transported to a local hospital.
The driver of the minivan was a 23-year-old from Norwalk. She received minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
Road conditions were transitioning from rain and sleet to snow at the time of the crash, which remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office.
The Wisconsin Dells Police Department, Kilbourn Fire Deptartment and Lake Delton/Dells EMS assisted at the scene.