3 children injured in crash, driver jailed

File photo. (WLUK/Eric Peterson)
File photo. (WLUK/Eric Peterson)

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) – A River Falls man is behind bars and is suspected of driving drunk in a crash that injured three children in Chippewa County.

The crash happened on Highway 29 about 8 p.m. Sunday when the 40-year-old driver lost control of the vehicle and it overturned. Authorities say one of the three children was thrown from the vehicle. They were taken to a local hospital. Their conditions are not available. All are under 16.

The driver is being held in the Chippewa County Jail.

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