Ellington, WI (August 6, 2023) – A man lost his life at a hospital in Ellington as a result of a severe traffic accident involving a motorcycle and an SUV. The wreck occurred at around 1:55 p.m. on August 5, according to reports.
Sources say the incident occurred on Wisconsin Route 76 near Grandview Road. When police arrived on-site, their initial investigations found that an SUV traveling north on WIS 76 from Grandview Road crashed into a motorcycle headed south on WIS 76.
Police say the motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital, where he later lost his life due to the extent of his injuries. A female who was driving the SUV was treated at the crash scene for injuries that were deemed non-life-threatening.
WIS 76 was closed for approximately four hours between Grandview Road and CTH O, police said. The Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office as well as the Wisconsin State Patrol Crash Reconstruction Unit, Ellington First Responders, Gold Cross Ambulance, and Ellington Fire Department all assisted at the crash scene.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Nothing further has been reported concerning this motorcycle crash in Ellington.
Wisconsin Motorcycle Accidents
Car wrecks occur often in Wisconsin. Hundreds of thousands of car crashes are reported yearly in the Badger State. These wrecks cause thousands of injuries and fatalities annually. Motorcycles are involved in a percentage of these collisions. Motorcyclists are at an increased risk for severe and deadly injuries due to being totally vulnerable and unprotected while traveling.
If you have recently been hurt in a motorcycle crash, you may qualify for financial compensation for the damages that resulted from your wreck. Statistics regarding motorcycle accidents in the United States reveal that about half of American motorcycle collisions are caused by the drivers of passenger vehicles.
If you have recently lost someone you love in a motorcycle crash, a wrongful death lawyer can help you figure out how the incident occurred and how you can collect compensation to help cover costs related to the aftermath.
Losing a loved one in a traffic accident is devastating. You may feel like it is difficult to go on with everyday life, which is completely understandable. We, the law office of Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., are here to help you recover financially. We can help you collect full and fair financial compensation that may be needed to pay for lost wages, vehicle repairs, funeral costs, and more.
Call our law office at (608) 471-5365 to speak with a wrongful death attorney in Ellington. Contact our law firm to get started on your path to financial recovery. If you have lost a beloved family member in a traffic collision, you should be able to grieve peacefully and focus on your family without worrying about money. Call our law office to get started on your wrongful death claim.
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