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Apple River, WI – Two Killed in Two-Car Accident on Hwy 8 near 114th St

by | Aug 18, 2023 | Accident News |

Apple River, WI (August 18, 2023) – Two people have lost their lives after a two-car accident in Apple River. Reports from police in the areas show it happened on Thursday, August 17, at around 6:46 a.m. 

Police were informed of a two-car accident on Highway 8 near 114th Street. An eastbound vehicle reportedly crossed over the center line and struck a truck that was heading westbound. 

Both drivers lost their lives in the accident despite lifesaving measures attempted by paramedics, sources said. At this time, their names have not been reported. 

Wisconsin State Patrol, along with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, are investigating. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims.

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Apple River, WI - Two Killed in Two-Car Accident on Hwy 8 near 114th St

Losing a loved one unexpectedly in a fatal car accident can be an impactful and devastating time in your life. This is an unfortunate reality that many families face every single year in Wisconsin. In 2022, statistics showed that 596 people were killed in fatal car accidents throughout Wisconsin, and many others were seriously injured. Though a fatal car accident can happen anywhere, intersections are some of the most common places for harm. In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that over 50% of injury and fatality accidents happened at intersections. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests.

The loss of a loved one can turn your life upside-down within seconds. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the many bills that pile up against you. Speaking with a wrongful death attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make. A legal advocate will be able to do some of the following things:

  • Provide you with the best legal advice
  • Launch an investigation into your claim
  • Consult with leading experts
  • Demand fair compensation to cover your losses

If you have lost someone you love in an accident, you should immediately seek help from an Apple River wrongful death lawyer.

At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., our attorneys are here to help you move forward after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal car accident. There are many people who are eligible to bring a wrongful death claim, from parents of the deceased to a personal representative of the estate. There are deadlines that you must meet in your case as well. If you have suffered these immense losses, we are here for you. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Waukesha at (608) 471-5365 to find out what options are available for you.

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. 

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