A drunk driver caused a serious accident on Spring Street Friday night, crashing at high speed into an eastbound car west of Luedtke Avenue.
Police said Derwin King, 42, of Racine crossed the center line and hit a car driven by a 30-year-old man who had to be extricated from his car and taken by Flight for Life to Froedert Memorial Hospital, suffering from severe leg injuries. Police will not identify him until after the weekend.
King, who suffered from hip injuries, also was taken to Froedert after the 5:09 p.m. accident. He was charged with causing injury by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle and operating without a valid license.