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Two crashes early Friday in Wausau's downtown


WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAU) -- One accident leads to another, in an unusual way.

Wausau police were called at around 2:00 a.m. Friday by a witness that saw a driver drive north after hitting a fire hydrant and a traffic signal at 1st and Scott Streets by the Dudley Tower. The witness followed the vehicle while reporting to police.

The tow truck that was en route to that vehicle was then involved in a second crash This happened at 5th and Scott Streets.

A man has been questioned about the first crash, and a 19-year-old was arrested after the second crash for violating the absolute sobriety law.