New Glarus, WI (July 11, 2023) – A woman was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident that took place on a highway in New Glarus in the afternoon hours of Saturday, July 8.
According to Green County officials, the accident happened around 12:30 p.m. at N8000 Wisconsin Highway 69. Police confirmed that a woman was on a motorcycle and following another motorcyclist. The motorcycle in front turned into the parking lot for a brewery, causing the second motorcycle to crash into the side of it, which was carrying the woman.
Paramedics and several other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene after the collision. The 60-year-old female motorcyclist was flown to the hospital by medical helicopter. On Monday night, the woman was tragically pronounced dead while there, due to the severity of her injuries. The other motorcyclist, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital by ambulance, but their condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident. This led to delays until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision at this time.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim who lost their life in this accident. We also hope that the injured victim receives a speedy recovery from their injuries.
Motorcycle Accidents in Wisconsin
Motorcycle accidents are some of the most severe accidents that happen on our roads in the state of Wisconsin. Wisconsin actually ranks 6th in the entire country when it comes to the most dangerous states for motorcycle accidents. In one recent year, approximately 825 fatal accidents occurred in Wisconsin, with 14% of them involving motorcycles. Losing a loved one in a motorcycle accident can be a life-altering experience that you are not prepared to face alone. If you have sustained these losses, you and your family have options.
The aftermath of a motorcycle accident can be a traumatic experience, especially if you have lost somebody you love in one of these accidents. You should be able to focus on your grief after a fatal accident instead of worrying about the many bills that pile up against you. You and your family also deserve fair compensation, and all of your questions answered that you may have. After a fatal motorcycle crash, speaking with a New Glarus motorcycle accident attorney is in your best interests.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., we will stand by your side as you navigate the complex legal system after a fatal motorcycle accident. We understand how complex a claim can be and offer our help and resources to you when you need them the most. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include some of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Pain and suffering
You should never have to stand alone after a fatal accident. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in New Glarus at (608) 471-5365 to find out what we can do for you in your time of need.
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