Delafield, WI (May 31, 2023) – A box truck accident with injuries took place on a major roadway on the night of Tuesday, May 30.
According to Waukesha County officials, the accident happened around 9:45 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-94 around the area of Highway C. Police confirmed that a 17-year-old was driving an SUV in the area when the vehicle was involved in a collision with a box truck due to reasons that are not entirely known. The SUV rolled over, causing it to collide with a second SUV.
Several emergency responders were immediately called to the scene following the crash. The 17-year-old driving the SUV had to be extricated from his vehicle by fire crews. He was then rushed to Aurora Summit Hospital for treatment of his injuries. The driver of the box truck, as well as the individuals inside the other SUV, also sustained injuries but were only treated at the scene by EMS crews.
Eastbound lanes of traffic on the highway were closed for about two hours after the accident. Police worked to clear debris as quickly as possible.
Waukesha County officials continue their investigation into the collision at this time.
We want to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties recovering due to injuries caused by this accident.
Truck Accidents in Wisconsin
Trucks can range from small to large but are almost always capable of causing catastrophic damage in the event of an accident. Wisconsin is no stranger to truck accidents, many of which not only cause damage to vehicles but also lead to serious injuries and fatalities. From 2014 to 2018, it was reported that there were 68 accident fatalities in Wisconsin every year, which means that a life is taken every five days. It is not always easy to get back on your feet after a truck accident. If you have been hurt in a collision, it is crucial that you understand your options moving forward.
After a truck crash, it is important that you act quickly to retain your rights. This is because evidence might start to disappear after your accident. You don’t want black box data stored in the truck to be destroyed or truck logging hours to be unaccounted for. There are many possible parties who could be at fault for a truck accident. These include some of the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies that employ drivers
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should seek assistance from a Delafield truck accident lawyer after your accident so that you can get back on your feet.
Our attorneys at Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. are here to help you after your life has been turned upside-down due to a truck accident. We understand that others who share our roads in smaller vehicles are at a small disadvantage when it comes to these collisions. We will assist you every step of the way as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Delafield at (608) 471-5365 to find out what we can do for you.
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