West Bend Man Charged In Drunk Driving Injury Crash Is Heading To Trial

(Beaver Dam) A West Bend man accused of injuring two others in a drunken driving accident in the Town of Beaver Dam is heading to trial. Michael Sluga has waived his right to a preliminary hearing to felony counts of Operating While Intoxicated Causing Injury Second Offense and Operating with a Prohibited Alcohol Concentration Causing Injury Second Offense. On February 8, Sluga was traveling west on State Highway 33 when he lost control and collided with a 2000 Ford Focus that was occupied by two individuals. Sluga allegedly admitted to authorities that he consumed alcohol prior to driving. The 35-year-old allegedly blew a point-one-one-two (.112) during a preliminary breath test. The driver of the Ford Focus suffered a broken right arm, dislocated left hip, broken left collar bone and multiple hand lacerations. The passenger suffered a dislocated left hip and a fractured pelvis. If convicted, Sluga faces a maximum 12 year prison sentence. An arraignment hearing is scheduled for July 25.