Green Bay, WI (June 18, 2023) – A man lost his life in a fatal two-vehicle collision that took place at an intersection in Green Bay on Sunday morning, June 18.
According to Calumet County officials, the accident happened in the morning hours at the intersection of CTH KK and CTH D. Police confirmed that a 73-year-old man from Appleton was driving his sports vehicle eastbound when he stopped at a stop sign. The driver then accelerated into the path of a pickup truck driven by a 37-year-old man from Brillion. The vehicles were extensively damaged in the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The Brillion man was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to severe injuries. The 73-year-old driver was airlifted to a hospital with critical injuries. His 73-year-old female passenger was also taken to the hospital for treatment but is expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time. This led to delays until the scene was fully cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with new information when it becomes available.
We want to take a moment to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim who lost his life as a result of this accident. We also hope that the injured victims receive a speedy recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Wisconsin
Many car accidents that happen in the state of Wisconsin are completely avoidable. Though many car accidents will lead to minor damages and injuries, others are incredibly severe and catastrophic. In these cases, it is not unheard of that you could lose a loved one. The truth is hundreds of lives are lost due to Wisconsin car accidents each year. In 2022, in fact, 596 people were killed in fatal car accidents within the state. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal collision, it is crucial that you have legal help on your side.
Family members often wonder where they can turn when they have suffered enormous losses due to a fatal collision. As you are dealing with the emotional toll of your accident, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the many bills that pile up against you as well. You deserve time to grieve the immense loss of a loved one. You and your family have every right to bring a claim after a fatality. There are many parties who can be successful in a wrongful death claim, such as the following:
- The parents of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
- Spouse of the deceased
- Personal representative of the estate
Speaking with a Green Bay wrongful death attorney is in your best interests during these complex times.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., we are here to assist you after your life has been turned upside-down due to a fatal car accident in Wisconsin. We will do anything possible to ensure that your rights are protected after losing somebody close to you in an unexpected accident. We will make sure that the negligent parties are held responsible and that you gain the compensation that you deserve for your losses. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Green Bay at (608) 471-5365 for the help you deserve.
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