James E. Link, 43, from Spooner, Wis. was arrested Wednesday morning, Feb. 8, by the Wisconsin State Patrol in Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 7th offense.

At approximately 10:20 a.m. the State Patrol Eau Claire Post recieved a call of a vehicle in the ditch on Interstate 94 eastbound near milepost 71.5.

Troopers responded to the scene and upon arrival an ambulance was requested. The operator of the vehicle was James E. Link and he was placed under arrest for Operating While Intoxicated. He was also transported by ambulance to the hospital due to non-life threatening injuries.

No further details were available.