Failure to yield the right of way. This may just be one of the most common citations written after a car accident. When a driver fails to pay attention and properly yield to another car when required, the end result is often an accident at worst and a near miss at best. Every driver in Wisconsin has at some point felt that rush of adrenalin that comes with knowing that you narrowly missed either hitting a car or being hit by a car because you weren't paying attention.
A Wisconsin woman and her daughter were pushing their car after running out of gas when they were struck by another car. The driver of that car then fled the scene of the accident, leaving the woman and her daughter injured and helpless. The woman later died at the hospital as a result of the injuries she sustained in the car accident. Her daughter is recovering from her injuries.
The Wisconsin roads are full of all kinds of vehicles--from 18-wheelers to bicycles. Bicycles, of course, are some of the most vulnerable vehicles on the road. The riders have little to no protection if they become involved in a car vs. bicycle accident.