3 children injured in Chippewa County crash, driver jailed

CREATED Mar 24, 2014

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CHIPPEWA FALLS -- 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 said 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.