Janesville man arrested for alleged OWI in two-vehicle crash with injuries

February 12, 2019

A Janesville man was arrested for allegedly operating while intoxicated after causing a crash in which two people were injured.

Sammy Bunker, 31, was taken into custody at about 9 p.m. Sunday at the scene of the crash at 2817 E. Highway O, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office said.

Two people in the struck SUV sustained injuries.

Bunker was tentatively charged with a second offense OWI and two counts of OWI causing injury. He also was ticketed for following too closely, operating while suspended and operating a vehicle without insurance.

Police said Bunker was driving behind another SUV when his SUV struck the other one in the rear. Both SUVs were found disabled on the highway.

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