Man crashes into Beaver Dam Middle School, starts fire
BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a man who fled from police over a domestic disturbance complaint crashed his vehicle into the Beaver Dam Middle School and started a fire.
Beaver Dam police say the incident happened after 11 p.m. Wednesday after officers responded to a report by a woman who said she had an argument with the man who then broke a window and drove away.
Police say the man was driving at a high rate of speed when he left the roadway and struck the school. The collision caused structural, electrical and water utilities damage. The Beaver Dam Fire Department was called to put out the fire.
The suspect suffered non-life threatening injuries. He was arrested on suspicion of several charges, including domestic disorderly conduct, fleeing an officer and drunken driving.