Grand Chute, WI (July 19, 2023) – One person was killed in a fatal two-vehicle collision that took place at an intersection in Grand Chute on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 18.
According to Grand Chute Police, the accident happened around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of North Lynndale Drive and West Broadway Drive. Police confirmed that a dump truck was traveling south on North Lynndale when it collided with a passenger vehicle due to unknown reasons. This caused the dump truck to overturn, leading to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the passenger van, who has not yet been formally identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. The passenger in the van, as well as the driver of the dump truck, were both hospitalized with injuries but are expected to be okay.
The intersection was blocked in the area for several hours after the accident. This led to delays until the scene was fully cleared.
No further details have been released. Grand Chute Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
We want to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident. We also hope that the injured victims receive a full recovery from their injuries.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Wisconsin
Many drivers are nervous about driving their vehicles close to commercial trucks. There is one major reason for this: When a truck accident occurs, it is likely to lead to catastrophic results. Due to the sheer size of trucks, they are likely to cause serious damage in the event of an accident. In 2017, it was reported that there were 76 large truck accidents in the state of Wisconsin that led to fatalities. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal truck accident, you should be prepared to seek legal help with your claim.
After a truck accident, evidence could start to disappear in the blink of an eye. Truck companies hire teams of individuals who clean up accident scenes as quickly as possible. On top of this, data could be missing that you need to be successful in your claim. This is why speaking with an attorney should be done as quickly as possible so that you can retain your rights after an accident. It is also important that you speak with a Grand Chute truck accident attorney who can answer any burning questions that you have regarding your case.
The aftermath of a fatal truck accident can be a difficult time for your family. Because of this, our attorneys at Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. are here to assist you and your family. You should be able to take time to grieve the loss of your loved one. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation that is necessary to get back on your feet. These include some of the following aspects:
- Medical bills
- Lost income and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial expenses
We understand the devastation that you are feeling, which is why we will stand by your side at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Grand Chute at (608) 471-5365 to find out what options you have.
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.
Disclaimer: This post is intended to be informational. None of the information provided within this post is meant to be legal or medical advice. The picture used in this blog was not taken at this accident scene. This is not a business solicitation.