Hwy. 218 crash sends woman to hospital, man arrested on OWI charge

James Fredericksen, 60, of Buffalo, Minnesota (Courtesy image)
James Fredericksen, 60, of Buffalo, Minnesota (Courtesy image)(KCRG)
Published: Dec. 2, 2019 at 8:34 AM CST
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Black Hawk County deputies arrested a man on a second-offense OWI charge after he reportedly rear-ended a Jeep, sending the driver to the hospital.

Just before 11:10 p.m. Sunday, deputies responded to a crash on southbound Highway 218, near Janesville.

The sheriff's office said James Fredericksen, 60, of Buffalo, Minn., crashed into the back of a blue Jeep. He was arrested for OWI second offense.

The 21-year-old driver of the Jeep went to a Cedar Falls hospital before going to Iowa City for her injuries. There's no update on her condition.

The sheriff's office said the crash remains under investigation.

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