U.S. Highway 51 became the site of a deadly crash involving two vehicles on Nov. 8. The truck vs. car accident ended up taking the life of a passenger in the car. The driver of the car was injured, and the driver of the 18-wheeler was unharmed.
Police in Wisconsin are investigating an accident that occurred on U.S. Highway 10 on the afternoon of Oct. 25. Two people had to be taken to area hospitals as a result of the car accident. Three other people were, thankfully, uninjured.
A car accident can cause tremendous pain and suffering to a victim and their family. Wisconsin residents may find a recent study that stated teen drivers are more likely to be involved in a car accident and are the leading cause of death when it comes to car accidents interesting. This information could be useful for several reasons, including helping lower the risk to those who share the roads with these young drivers.
Authorities and personal interest groups tend to emphasize keeping drivers off of their cell phones and keeping them from drinking and driving. One car accident cause that may not get enough attention is driving while fatigued. A lot of drivers get behind the wheel of their cars when they are really too tired to drive.
People that drive in enclosed vehicles such as cars, jeeps or SUVs sometimes forget just how vulnerable motorcycle riders and their passengers are in comparison. When a motorcycle is involved in a car accident, the damage done to the rider and the rider's passenger, if any, will undoubtedly be more severe than to the occupants of the enclosed vehicle. Most Wisconsin drivers know that it is necessary to exercise additional care when driving around motorcycles.
A portion of Wisconsin Highway 16 became the scene of a deadly accident on Sept. 8. The car accident took the life of two people and injured three others. The accident is still under investigation.
As a milk truck was traveling down Wisconsin Highway 27, a car pulled out in front of it. The driver of the milk truck was unable to avoid colliding with the car. The resulting car accident injured several people.
Police have hinted to the fact that a driver they believe to be responsible for the death of another driver may have been trying to get to work at the time of the crash. Other people on Wisconsin Highway 23 reportedly contacted the Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Department to report a woman driving in and out of traffic passing vehicles. The driver was said to be headed west at the time of the car accident.
One of the important factors in every crash investigation is how fast the parties were going just prior to the incident. The Wisconsin State Patrol has finally been able to determine that factor regarding a car accident involving a deputy and a 20-year-old driver. The young driver was killed as a result of the collision.
There were two accidents involving motorcycles only hours apart on June 17 in the Wisconsin town of Kenosha. Details about one of the accidents hasn't yet been released, except to report that the rider was not seriously injured and was taken to a local hospital. The second motorcycle vs. car accident ended with the death of the motorcycle rider.