One person was arrested for driving under the influence following a two-vehicle accident in the roundabout at state Highway 133 and U.S. Highway 30 on Friday night.
Blair police, Washington County Sheriff's deputies, Blair Rescue and Kennard Rescue responded to the scene at approximately 8:20 p.m.
According to a preliminary Blair Police accident report, a black Pontiac Solstice, driven by Blair resident Sharon Bremmerkamp, 71, was traveling northbound on Highway 30 when it entered the roundabout. When she attempted to leave the roundabout toward Blair, Bremmerkamp missed the exit. She drove over the median separating outgoing and incoming traffic. Bremmerkamp then collided head on with a gold Chevrolet Traverse, driven by Omaha resident Shellena L. Hartzell, 31, who was attempting to enter the roundabout.
Hartzell and her six juvenile passengers, ages 1 to 13, were transported to Memorial Community Hospital and Health System (MCH&HS) in Blair. Hartzell had a possible arm injury. The juvenile passengers had no visible injuries, but were transported as a precaution.
Bremmerkamp was transported to MCH&HS with possible chest injuries. The report indicated Bremmerkamp was arrested after initial tests revealed her blood alcohol content was .154; the legal limit is 0.08.
The front airbags of both vehicles deployed. All involved were wearing seat belts. The estimated damage of the Pontiac is $5,000, while the damage to the Chevrolet is $4,000.