Wisconsin authorities are withholding the names of two people involved in an accident while they notify their families. The car accident left one person dead and another seriously injured. Two vehicles were involved in the accident that took place in Fond du Lac County.
It may seem like common sense to say that you should always be vigilant when you drive or operate a motor vehicle, but as the number of motor vehicle accidents continually rise as we near the end of the year, some of us wonder if people are really getting this message.
The Richland County Sheriff's Department has requested a Wisconsin State Patrol accident reconstruction team to help them determine how a head-on collision occurred. A husband and wife died in the accident, and another person was taken to Richland Hospital. The driver of the vehicle said to be responsible for the accident may end up facing a wrongful death action from the family of the husband and wife that were killed in this tragic accident.
With Thanksgiving fast approaching, families across Wisconsin and that rest of the nation are already making plans to spend the weekend with relatives. Travelling across several states is not out of the question for many travelers, some driving through the night of Thanksgiving to reap the benefits of Black Friday sales back home. But with more people on the road comes the risk of car accidents that could end deadly says many transportation experts.
Parked along I-94, just west of Milwaukee, sat two Waukesha County sheriffs. It was fairly late that night when the officers were suddenly thrown forward in their vehicle, the back of their car having just been struck by another motorist. The squad car's computer dislodged from its base as the squad car spun around.
Many Wisconsin drivers may already know that more accidents involving deer occur in November than any other month of the year. The possibility of being involved in a deer vs. car accident in Wisconsin is 78.7 to one. The state ranks 7th in the nation when it comes to accidents involving deer.
The Wisconsin State Patrol reports that two Waukesha County deputies were taken to Froedtert Hospital after suffering injuries to their backs and faces. The deputies were injured when their cruiser was struck by another vehicle. One teen has been arrested in connection with the car accident.
The Wisconsin State Patrol was called to a recent rollover accident on County Highway CC in Sawyer County. Three people were seriously injured in the single car accident that happened near the township of Radisson. Police believe that speed was a factor in the crash.
An unidentified Wisconsin man was killed at the 4500 block of West Loomis Road in Greenfield. The identity of the 54-year-old man was not released pending notification of his death to his family. The Greenfield Police have indicated that the pedestrian victim of this auto accident is from South Milwaukee.
The question we pose to our blog readers this week is this: are police officers exempt from wearing their seat belts? For a majority of the people in Wisconsin, the answer to this question is unequivocally no. Everyone is required to wear a seat belt while operating a motor vehicle and police should be no exception to this rule. After all, aren't they supposed to be the role models of good behavior that we are supposed to emulate?