Menomonie, WI (July 10, 2023) – A woman was killed in a fatal three-vehicle crash that took place on a highway in Menomonie on the night of Sunday, July 9.
According to Dunn County officials, the accident happened around 9:40 p.m. on I-94 around the area of mile marker 38. Police confirmed that three vehicles were involved in a collision in the eastbound lanes of traffic due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles sustained severe damages as a result of the collision.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of one of the vehicles, identified as a 32-year-old woman from Baldwin Park, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Two other unidentified victims sustained injuries as well.
The roadway was blocked in several eastbound lanes of traffic for several hours as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues. Police will update with new information as it is available.
Our condolences and sympathies go out to the family and friends who lost a loved one in this accident. We also want to offer our prayers to those recovering from injuries caused by this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Menomonie
A car accident can take place in the blink of an eye in Wisconsin, some of which are minor and others that lead to severe results. Hundreds of lives are lost due to fatal Wisconsin car accidents each year. In 2022, it was reported that 596 people were killed in fatal car accidents in Wisconsin, and many others sustained serious injuries. Losing a loved one happens suddenly and leaves families in turmoil when it occurs. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests.
Bringing a wrongful death claim is never an easy thing to do entirely on your own. These claims are known for being highly complex, with many laws at play. You may find that, with the help of an attorney, you can gain compensation for both economic and non-economic losses. However, you should be aware that there is a limited number of people who can bring these types of claims. These include some of the following:
- Parents of the deceased
- Spouse of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
If you have lost a loved one in an accident, speaking with a Menomonie wrongful death attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., our attorneys are here to help you and your family after you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident. We understand how overwhelming a fatal accident can be and offer our help and resources to you when you need it the most. You have every right to seek financial compensation for an array of damages after one of these horrific and life-altering accidents. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Menomonie at (608) 471-5365 to find out what we can do for you at this time.
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