Man arrested for OWI, running from police on East Washington Ave.

MADISON, Wis. — A man was arrested Saturday after Madison police said he drove while intoxicated and ran from officers.

Police said that the 59-year-old was driving 19 mph over the speed limit on East Washington Avenue just before 10 p.m. When officers tried to stop him, the man turned off of the road onto South Livingston Street. Police said he then ran from his vehicle.

He was quickly arrested and faces charges of resisting and operating while intoxicated-fourth offense.

No injuries were reported during the incident.

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