Madison Man Charged with 3rd Offense OWI

  • Case number: 14-00398
  • Incident date: March 4, 2014, 2:23 am
  • Incident type: Alcohol - OWI
  • Location/address: South Park Street at Fish Hatchery Road

On Tuesday, March 4 at approximately 2:23 A.M., a motorist flagged down a UW-Madison Police officer to notify him of an apparent hit and run vehicle crash.  The officer responded to the scene, at the intersection of Fish Hatchery Road and South Park Street, and found a vehicle that had struck a light pole.  The vehicle was heavily damaged, locked, and the driver was no where to be found.

UWPD officers were able to get a description of the driver who fled — another UWPD officer eventually located him a short time later, walking along Brooks Street.

The driver, 44-year old Sean S. Lee, Madison, was arrested for 3rd offense Operating While Intoxicated and Failure to Notify Police of an Accident.  His preliminary blood alcohol content was .11.