One hospitalized, another arrested in drunken driving crash near Volga
An Arlington woman is in the hospital and a Brookings man is faces his second DUI charge, among other charges, for a crash that happened west of Volga Friday night.
At approximately 7:40 Friday night, Volga Fire Department, Brookings Ambulance and Brookings County Sheriffs responded to the two vehicle injury accident on Highway 14 about a half mile west of 459th Avenue.
Ronald Allstot, 56, was driving a 1994 Chevy pickup heading east. According to the Brookings County Sheriff's Office, Allstot entered the westbound lane of traffic and collided with a 2004 Dodge Stratus heading west, driven by Rosemary Mullins, 60, of Arlington.
Both Mullins and Allstot were transported by ambulance to the Brookings Hospital. Allstot was treated and released with minor injuries. Mullins, however, was transferred to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls with possible life threatening injuries.
Allstot is facing charges of lane violation, reckless driving, open container in a motor vehicle, no seatbelt, Driving Under the Influence 2nd Offense and vehicular battery.
The Brookings County Sheriff's Office is still investigation the accident.