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UPDATE: Three people injured in Marathon County rollover

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MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW) -

Authorities have released the name of the driver in Sunday night's car crash in Hatley.

According to Lt. Kevin Gray with the Marathon County Sheriff's Department, 18 year old Devon Roth of Hatley lost control and rolled the vehicle near the intersection of County Road Y and Cassandra Jo Lane.

Gray says Roth fled on foot before he was arrested. He faces five charges including knowingly operating a vehicle with a suspended license causing bodily harm, hit and run causing great bodily harm, and underage consumption of alcohol.

According to Gray, three teens were injured in the crash. Roth's 13 year old sister was pinned under the car. She was flown to Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital. Hospital officials list her in fair condition.

A 16 year old male was admitted to Aspirus Wausau Hospital with a skull fracture and lacerations. Another 16 year old male was treated for minor injuries and released from Aspirus Wausau.

Roth is currently being held in the Marathon County Jail. He will make his initial appearance in court Monday afternoon.  

 


Marathon County authorities say three people were seriously injured when a car crashed on County Road Y near Hatley Sunday night. One of the passengers was pinned under the vehicle and flown by helicopter to Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital.

That passenger's condition is unknown.

Police officers say there were four people inside the car when it rolled multiple times, eventually coming to a stop on its roof in the ditch.

Two other passengers were taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance. Their conditions are also unknown at this time.

Officers say the driver ran away from the crash. Emergency crews are currently searching for him.

Police on scene say speed was a factor in the crash.

County Road Y is currently blocked, but crews are working to open one lane of traffic.

Stay tuned to Newsline 9 for the latest.

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