Madison, WI (July 6, 2023) – One person has died due to a major motorcycle accident in Sauk County on Tuesday afternoon, July 4.
Just before 2:00 p.m., the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of an accident on County Highway Z.
According to reports provided by the Sheriff’s office, a vehicle turned east onto County Highway Z in front of two motorcycles. As a result, the vehicles collided.
One of the motorcyclists suffered fatal injuries in the accident. The victim was immediately reported deceased at the scene. The second victim was severely injured. The victim was transported to the University of Wisconsin hospital for emergency care. Two people inside the car also suffered injuries. The victims were transported to Sauk Prairie Hospital.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope all three of the injured victims are able to recover quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim who lost their life in this crash.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Wisconsin
In 2022 alone, it was reported that 596 individuals lost their lives in car accidents in the state. Regrettably, a significant number of lives are lost in Wisconsin each year as a result of accidents involving motorcycles. Dealing with the loss of a loved one is an incredibly painful experience.
While dealing with the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may also be burdened with significant financial consequences related to funeral expenses, lost earnings, and more. After losing a loved one, your family may be able to take legal action against the responsible party.
Determining liability for a fatal accident can be complex, and meeting required deadlines can be incredibly challenging, especially while trying to deal with the mental and emotional impacts of a fatal accident. For this reason, consulting with a compassionate Madison wrongful death attorney is one of the best choices you can make in the aftermath of a fatal accident. They can provide invaluable legal support and guidance during this challenging time.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., we understand that the loss of a loved one can be devastating and financially overwhelming. Our knowledgeable motorcycle accident attorneys are here to help you navigate through the process of filing for wrongful death so that you can focus on grieving rather than worrying about finances. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions or would like more information about what options are available. Our team is always prepared and ready to help those who need it most after losing someone they love too soon. Please contact our team by calling (608) 471-5365 for more information on how we can help you get justice.