Toxicology Showed Teacher Had BAC Triple the Limit

Posted on behalf of Jeff Pitman on October 1, 2009 in Car Accidents
Updated on April 24, 2024

Toxicology reports show the teacher who was involved in the double-fatal crash in Washington County was intoxicated at the time of the accident

Rachael Olson, 34, had a BAC of 0.24% at the time of the accident which killed her and claimed the life of 60-year-old Bette Voek.

Olson, a sixth-grade teacher at Badger Middle School in West Bend, traveling southbound on Hwy. 144 in Washington County near Farmington when she crossed the center line and collided head-on with Donald Voeks, 58, and his wife Bette. Both Donald and his Bette had to be extricated from their vehicle.

According to authorities, Olson had been drinking at a West Bend tavern from 4 to 9 p.m. that day. Text messages found on her cell phone indicate that she may have been on her way to visit a friend. Olsons BAC at the time of the accident was three times the legal limit.

The crash occurred 3 miles from the Voekses home.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a collision that was caused by a drunk driver, you may be eligible to obtain compensation for your losses. To learn more about your options, contact a Milwaukee personal injury attorney at PKSD for your free consultation. Ph: 414-333-3333 .

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