Waukesha, WI (June 5, 2023) – One person lost their life in a fatal car accident that took place at an intersection in Waukesha on Sunday, June 4.
According to Waukesha Police, the accident happened in the morning hours at the intersection of Les Paul Parkway and West St. Paul Avenue. Police confirmed that two vehicles were traveling in the area when they were involved in a collision with one another at the intersection. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged as a result of the crash.
Several Waukesha responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One of the occupants inside one of the vehicles, identified as a 76-year-old male, was rushed to Waukesha Memorial Hospital but was tragically pronounced deceased while there due to traumatic injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time. The other operators and passengers involved in the accident remained at the scene to cooperate with police.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We want to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim who lost his life in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Wisconsin
Losing a loved one unexpectedly in a fatal car accident can be an impactful and devastating time in your life. This is an unfortunate reality that many families face every single year in Wisconsin. In 2022, statistics showed that 596 people were killed in fatal car accidents throughout Wisconsin, and many others were seriously injured. Though a fatal car accident can happen anywhere, intersections are some of the most common places for harm. In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that over 50% of injury and fatality accidents happened at intersections. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests.
The loss of a loved one can turn your life upside-down within seconds. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the many bills that pile up against you. Speaking with a wrongful death attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make. A legal advocate will be able to do some of the following things:
- Provide you with the best legal advice
- Launch an investigation into your claim
- Consult with leading experts
- Demand fair compensation to cover your losses
If you have lost someone you love in an accident, you should immediately seek help from a Waukesha wrongful death lawyer.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., our attorneys are here to help you move forward after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal car accident. There are many people who are eligible to bring a wrongful death claim, from parents of the deceased to a personal representative of the estate. There are deadlines that you must meet in your case as well. If you have suffered these immense losses, we are here for you. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Waukesha at (608) 471-5365 to find out what options are available for you.
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