MOUNT PLEASANT — A 71-year-old man from Racine reportedly showing signs of impairment allegedly caused a rollover crash sending himself and one other person to the hospital with non-life threating injuries, the Mount Pleasant Police Department reported.
The Mount Pleasant Police Department and South Shore Fire Department responded Thursday just before midnight to the area of Highway 31 (South Green Bay Road) and Shirley Avenue in reference to a vehicle crash, according to a news release from the MPPD.
It was reported the crash was a rollover and a man was trapped inside the vehicle.
Upon arrival, officers located two vehicles on the east side of the roadway with heavy damage. Northbound lanes of traffic on South Green Bay Road at Ridgeway Avenue had to be shut down temporarily while the initial investigation occurred, the MPPD said.
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The two vehicles that were involved were a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado and 2012 Lincoln MKZ. The operator of the Chevrolet Silverado was identified as Timothy R. Stindle Sr., 71, of Racine.
During the investigation, it was determined that Stindle was driving southbound on South Green Bay Road attempting to make a left turn onto Shirley Avenue and the Lincoln was northbound on South Green Bay Road. Stindle failed to yield the right of way, causing the crash, the MPPD said.
Stindle and the Lincoln operator were taken to the emergency room with non-life threating injuries.
Stindle allegedly showed signs of impairment, and was subsequently arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, causing injury. The vehicles were towed from the scene due to the extent of the damages.
This crash remains under investigation by the MPPD.
Mugshots: Racine County criminal complaints, March 17, 2023
Today's mugshots: March 17
These are images of people charged with a crime in Racine County. Booking photos are provided by Racine County law enforcement officials. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty and convicted.
Emery L. Walker
Emery L. Walker, 1100 block of 58th Street, Kenosha, misdemeanor theft, criminal damage to property.
Allan M. Brown
Allan M. Brown, Countryside, Illinois, battery by prisoners.
John W. Evans Jr.
John W. Evans Jr., 900 block of Walnut Street, Racine, hit and run (attended vehicle), failure to install ignition interlock device, operate motor vehicle while revoked, misdemeanor bail jumping.
Coden J. Morrell
Coden J. Morrell, 900 block of Geneva Street, Racine, possession of narcotic drugs, possession of THC, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Remon B. Tyson
Remon B. Tyson, 200 block of Wickham Boulevard, Racine, possession of drug paraphernalia.