Created: 11/01/2012 12:23 PM KSTP.com By: Leslie Dyste
Barron County sheriff's officials say they've arrested a driver they say is responsible for a crashing a pickup truck into a buggy and injuring five people before fleeing the scene.
Authorities say the driver was arrested Thursday.
The hit-and-run crash happened about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday near Chetek. Deputies say two adults and three children are hospitalized.
The Chippewa Herald says one person was flown to Eau Claire, two were sent to a hospital in Bloomer and two others to Barron.
There's no immediate word on their conditions.
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