The medical examiner in St. Croix County was called to the scene of an accident that took place in St. Joseph Township on May 13. When he arrived, he examined the driver of one of the vehicles involved in the car accident and pronounced the Wisconsin woman dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle involved was taken to an area hospital.
Part of living in Wisconsin is having to sometimes share the roads with Amish buggies. Ordinarily, the buggies are equipped with reflective triangles to warn other vehicles that they are there and moving slowly. It not known whether a buggy recently involved in a car accident had a triangle on the buggy.
The Wisconsin State Patrol is assisting authorities in Wisconsin Rapids with an accident reconstruction. They are trying to determine who had the right-of-way at an intersection where a bicycle vs. car accident occurred. Police spent a good deal of time talking to people that may have witnessed the crash to determine which vehicle had the green light.
A Wisconsin woman is facing vehicular homicide charges in Pierce County in connection with an accident that occurred last October. The charges stem from the death of a motorcycle rider that was killed as the result of a car accident on Highway 63. Her first court appearance was in scheduled for March.
The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department has been investigating the death of a Wisconsin woman in early March. Through the course of that investigation, it has come to the attention of investigators that the woman may have been hit not by one car, but by two. They are now looking for information on the vehicle involved in the second hit-and-run car accident involving this victim.
The surviving family of a 79-year-old Mount Pleasant man still has no answers this month when it comes to the events surrounding the man's death in December. Despite the Racine Police Department's best efforts, investigators are still no closer to knowing what caused the deadly car accident that claimed his life, nor do they know who to hold responsible.
A Wisconsin man was in court recently after being charged in the deaths of two men. Police say the man was drunk when he caused the car accident that got him arrested. His bail was set at $25,000 cash at the hearing.
With St. Patrick's Day just around the corner, as many bars across the state of Wisconsin stock up on green-themed alcoholic beverages, law enforcement across the state are gearing up for what is expected to be one of the biggest nights for DUI arrests this month. But while the state steps up patrols, one Milwaukee lawmaker says this isn't enough to keep innocent drivers safe from drunk-driving accidents.
Winter weather in Wisconsin has been the cause of more than a few accidents over the years. This year has been no exception. A pile up on Highway 41 involved approximately 26 cars, and another car accident in Nekimi resulted in a fatality.
A Wisconsin man was allegedly drunk and driving when the car he was in slammed into a tree. A witness discovered the driver's vehicle after the car accident. The man authorities believe was the driver was behind the wheel of the car at the time the witness came upon the scene.