UPDATE: Driver who fled scene of crash arrested for OWI - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports

UPDATE: Driver who fled scene of crash arrested for OWI


A Sioux City man has been arrested for drunk driving and causing an accident off of Hamilton Boulevard Saturday.

Traffic was brought to a halt on West 19th Street around 5:30 in the afternoon.

Sioux City police say 59 year old Donald Smith crossed the center line and hit a car driven by 62-year old Carolyn Bitner, also of Sioux City.

Bitner was trapped in her car and had to be extricated.  She and two children were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Authorities say Smith fled the scene, but was picked up and arrested.

He was charged with an OWI, leaving the scene of an accident, no drivers license, no insurance, and failure to have control.

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