Solon Springs, WI (May 24, 2023) – A man was killed in a rollover crash that took place on a highway in Solon Springs on the morning of Tuesday, May 23.
According to Solon Springs Police, the accident happened in the morning hours on Highway 35 around the area of County Road T. Police confirmed that a driver was traveling in the area when they swerved to miss an object that was lying in the middle of the road. Their vehicle lost control, causing it to roll over. One of the backseat passengers was immediately ejected from the vehicle.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The individual who was ejected from the vehicle, identified as a 24-year-old man from Minnesota, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Another passenger inside the vehicle was rushed to the hospital for treatment of injuries but is expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident until police cleared the scene. This led to extensive delays.
No further details have been released, but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this accident. We also hope that the injured party receives a speedy recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Wisconsin
Hundreds of lives are tragically taken in fatal accidents in Wisconsin every year due to the negligence of others. In 2022, in fact, statistics showed us that 596 people were killed in fatal car accidents throughout the state, and many other parties were injured. These accidents take on many forms, but by far, some of the most catastrophic accidents are rollovers. On an annual level, it is estimated that approximately 30% of fatal passenger vehicle accidents are caused by rolling vehicles. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
When a loved one’s life has been cut short due to reckless acts caused by another party, it is normal for you and your family to feel alone and confused. You may find yourself in a financial mess that you are not prepared to face on your own. While you are grieving, this can lead to increased stress and worries about your claim. Speaking with a skilled Solon Springs wrongful death attorney is in your best interests at this time.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., our attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to a car accident. In Wisconsin, a family member or personal representative of the loved one’s estate can be successful in bringing a claim after a fatal accident. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of damages at this time. These include some of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income and future lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial costs
If you have lost someone close to you in a fatal accident, we are here to help. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Solon Springs at (608) 471-5365 to find out what we can do for you.
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