Trial ordered for alleged drunken driver who hit police officer
GREEN BAY (WLUK) – The woman who allegedly was drunk when she crashed into an Ashwaubenon Public Safety officer working a roadside incident was ordered Friday to stand trial.
Kalin McGuire enters a plea Sept. 5 to charges of injury by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle, and causing injury by OWI to a passenger. She was bound over for trial after a preliminary hearing Friday.
Officer Brian Murphy was injured in the July 22 crash along I-41. He was released from the hospital Thursday.
According to the criminal complaint, McGuire and her husband were coming home from a wedding reception, with their one-year-old son in the back seat. The complaint says at that time, McGuire's blood alcohol level was above the legal limit, at .125. At the time of the incident, there were numerous emergency vehicles on the highway with their lights on, assisting at a car fire along the highway.