West Band Man Charged For Causing Injuries During A Drunken Driving Crash

(Beaver Dam) A West Bend man is accused of injuring himself and two others in a drunken driving accident in the Town of Beaver Dam. Michael Sluga was charged Friday with 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 .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 lacerations to her right hand. The passenger suffered a dislocated left hip and a fractured pelvis. Sluga sustained a punctured lung. If convicted, Sluga faces a maximum 12 year prison sentence. An initial appearance is scheduled for Monday.