Milwaukee, WI (July 1, 2023) – A teen passenger was killed in a fatal car accident that took place at an intersection in Milwaukee on the morning of Friday, June 30.
According to Milwaukee Police, the accident happened around 5 a.m. at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Keefe Avenue. Police confirmed that a driver was speeding in the area when they suddenly lost control of their vehicle, causing it to swerve and slam into a tree at the intersection. The accident caused damage to a yard and home and left the vehicle split in two.
Police confirmed that a 17-year-old girl from Milwaukee was ejected from the back of the vehicle. She was tragically pronounced dead on the scene by EMS crews due to traumatic injuries. Four passengers also sustained injuries in the collision. They were identified as a 23-year-old man, an 18-year-old woman, and two 16-year-old girls. Their current conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for some time after the accident. Police said that charges are to be expected, though they are not yet known.
No further details have been released, but police continue their investigation into the collision.
Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this tragic accident.
Fatal Accidents in Wisconsin
Losing a loved one is always a painful thing to deal with. This is the unfortunate reality that many families face every year in Wisconsin and beyond. Handfuls of victims lose their lives in Wisconsin every single year. In 2022, it was reported that 596 people lost their lives in Wisconsin car accidents. Rebuilding your life after the loss of a loved one can be a difficult thing to do. It can feel almost impossible for you and your family after such a loss. If you’ve lost a loved one in an accident, it is crucial that you have legal help moving forward.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a fatal accident alone. As you are grieving such immense losses, you may be concerned about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. It is not always easy to prove who is liable for a fatal accident or how you can meet deadlines that are required of you. On top of this, you may have a wide array of questions that you can answer on your own. This is why speaking with a Milwaukee wrongful death attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make after a fatal accident.
Our attorneys at Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision. The finances that pile up against you should not keep you from being able to grieve the loss of a loved one. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of aspects. These include some of the following:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
You should not have to worry about these financial aspects entirely on your own, which is why our attorneys are here to help you. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Milwaukee at (608) 471-5365 for more information.
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