July 22, 2013 – Dane County Sheriff’s deputies investigated a Hit and Run crash on Sunday, July 21st in the town of Sun Prairie.
Deputies were called to the two-vehicle crash at CTH T and Bailey Road at about 5:45 pm. The at-fault driver was traveling southbound on Bailey Road and struck a vehicle operated by Kari L. Yahnke, age 46 of Sun Prairie. Kari was traveling eastbound on CTH T, and was not injured in the crash.
The at-fault driver fled the scene on foot, running into a nearby cornfield. A short time later, deputies located the driver, Luis E. Martinez-Martinez, age 21, at his residence on Cottage Grove Road in the City of Madison. Martinez was cited for OWI – 1st Offense, Operating After Suspension, Hit and Run, Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign, Failure to Report an Accident, Open Intoxicants, and No Insurance. During the investigation, Martinez admitted to being the operator and receiving a ride from a resident in the area following the crash.