A Decorah motorist faces charges after he crashed his car, but then left the scene of the accident.


According to the Winneshiek County Sheriff, the incident happened at about 4:30pm Monday (Aug. 19), on Old Stage Road in Decorah Township.

65 year old Randy Erion was traveling northbound, when his vehicle drifted off the road, crashed through a stop sign and struck a guardrail.

Erion left the scene before deputies arrived. He was later found, and arrested for Operating While Under the Influence.