Lake County DUI Accident

Two people were injured, and one was arrested, following a two vehicle accident Saturday in Lake County. At approximately 6:23 Saturday evening, the Sheriff’s Office responded to a head on collision on SD Hwy 34 and 459th Avenue.


According to Lake County Sheriff Sarina Talich (TAHL-ish), a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 38-year old Ryan Bice of Wentworth SD, was traveling eastbound on SD Hwy 34, near 459th Avenue. 


A 2015 Kia Sorento driven by a 21 year old male of Cottage Grove, MN was traveling westbound on SD Hwy 34, near 459th Avenue.  Bice’s vehicle crossed the centerline, entering the westbound lane and struck the 2015 Kia head on.


Both occupants were transported to Madison Regional Health for their injuries.  Bice was subsequently arrested for DUI.  Both vehicles are considered a total loss.


The Madison Police Department, Madison Fire Department, Wentworth Rescue and Madison Ambulance service assisted in the accident.