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Union Grove, WI – Man Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Crash at Colony Ave & Plant Rd

by | Jun 12, 2023 | Accident News |

Union Grove, WI (June 12, 2023) – A man was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash that took place at an intersection in Union Grove on the evening of Friday, June 9.

According to Racine County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Colony Avenue and Plant Road around 7 p.m. Police confirmed that a Harley Davidson motorcycle and a Nissan Altima were involved in a collision due to reasons that are not fully known. Both of the vehicles were found off the side of the road in a farm field with extensive damages.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the motorcycle, identified as a 22-year-old man from Greendale, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. The driver of the Nissan, identified as a 25-year-old woman, was hurt and taken to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.

The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes of traffic until the scene was cleared.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.

We offer our condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this accident. We also hope that the injured victim receives a speedy recovery from her injuries.

Motorcycle Accidents in Wisconsin 

6/12 Union Grove, WI – Man Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Crash at Colony Ave & Plant Rd

Motorcycling is a great way to get out and have recreational fun on the road. However, it comes with many dangers – especially because motorcyclists have few protections from harm in the event of a collision with any other type of vehicle. Handfuls of victims lose their lives in Wisconsin accidents every year. Between the years 2014 to 2018, it was reported that there was an average of 2,149 motorcycle accidents in Wisconsin, leading to 77 lives lost each year. Losing a loved one in a motorcycle accident can affect your life in many ways. Family members are urged to speak with an attorney that they can trust after a fatal accident.

If you have lost a loved one due to the recklessness of another party, you may wonder where you and your family can turn. Bringing a wrongful death claim is not an easy thing to do, but you and many family members have the right to bring one of these claims. As you are seeking comfort for your losses, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that continue piling up against you. You may wonder how you are going to replace income that has been lost or answer legal questions along the way. Speaking with a Union Grove wrongful death attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make moving forward.

At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., our attorneys are here to assist you after you have suddenly lost someone you love in a fatal motorcycle collision. Proving that one or more parties are to blame for your losses is not as easy as it may initially seem. Our attorneys are here to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Union Grove at (608) 471-5365 for more information on your options as you get back on your feet.

Note: When writing this accident news article, our writers utilized secondary sources, including local news sources, local and state police incident reports, social media platforms, and, occasionally, eyewitness reports. Our firm has not independently verified any of the facts pertaining to this accident. If you locate any information in this post that is inaccurate, please contact Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., right away. The article will be updated with the correct information immediately.  If requested, we will take down this post. 

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