Icy roads, as well as perhaps a little negligence, were to blame for a serious accident that crippled three vehicles and sent13 people to the hospital this month. And although police have yet to complete the investigation into the matter, community members are already starting to speculate about what events led up to this series of accidents.
Back in Oct. 2011, a Wisconsin woman died after having been involved in an accident. The driver of the vehicle that hit her has been charged with driving under the influence at the time of the crash. In Mar. 2012, the driver was also charged with vehicular homicide in connection with her death.
Icy roads and blinding snow were to blame for a majority of crashes over the weekend here in Wisconsin, but a fatal accident in northwest portion of the state is a reminder now of just how serious car accidents can be sometimes.
A Wisconsin man has succumbed to his injuries nearly two days after being struck by a car. The victim's injuries were simply too severe for the 77-year-old man. The Wisconsin State Patrol is assisting the Burlington Police Department with its investigation into this tragic car accident.
A serious car accident in Caledonia-just south of Milwaukee-this month has two people in the hospital and has left police with a series of unanswered questions.
Two separate car wrecks in Wisconsin have sent several people to the hospital. A two car accident south of Baraboo resulted in the hospitalization of both drivers. A second accident involving two vehicles injured eight people. Both accidents are still under investigation.
Wisconsin Highway 38 became the scene of a head-on collision that sent three people to the hospital recently. Only one of the three injured is known to have been released from the hospital. The car accident happened in the vicinity of Brooke Road in Caledonia.
A bus vs. SUV crash has left a Wisconsin man dead. The family of the deceased SUV driver may file a wrongful death claim against the driver of the bus and the city company he worked for, Belle Urban System. Authorities are still investigating the accident.
The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating a single car accident that resulted in one fatality. The damp roadway may have been a factor in the crash. Until their investigation is complete, authorities have not decided whether any criminal charges will be filed against the driver as a result of the car accident. Authorities do not believe that alcohol was a factor in the crash.
Drivers in Wisconsin need no reminder as to how difficult it is to drive in hazardous conditions, but Mother Nature thought otherwise when she dumped nearly a foot of snow across most parts of the Upper Midwest over the weekend.