Hartford, WI (August 1, 2023) – A man from Milwaukee in his late twenties lost his life in a motorcycle accident that occurred in Washington County. Emergency responders were seen rendering aid at the scene at around 4:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, July 30.
Information provided by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office shows that the motorcycle crash occurred on County Highway E between County Highway CC and Powder Hill Road. A motorcycle and a vehicle were involved in a collision for reasons still being investigated.
The motorcyclist was found unresponsive on the roadway by police at the scene. EMS administered life-saving efforts, however, the motorcyclist was pronounced deceased on-site.
The driver of the involved vehicle, only identified as a female in her early twenties, sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment. No one involved has been identified at this time.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. We hope for the full recovery of the injured party.
Wisconsin Motorcycle Accidents
In the past decade, Wisconsin has reported an average of several hundred to thousands of motorcycle accidents per year. These crashes happen for several different reasons; however, the majority of them are caused by the negligent actions of drivers. Driver negligence has become a prevalent problem in the United States and throughout the state of Wisconsin. Most often, drivers are distracted while behind the wheel, creating dangerous and sometimes even deadly situations for drivers and passengers alike.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that over 92% of reported traffic accidents in the United States are caused by the negligent actions of drivers. Driver negligence can be displayed in countless ways, however, distraction, fatigue, speeding, and intoxication are the most commonly seen types of driver negligence that lead to injuries and fatalities for American motorists.
When you or someone you love has been hurt in any type of traffic accident, you may be wondering where you can turn for help in order to recover. Motorcycle accidents are often especially severe, and motorcyclists usually sustain injuries that are debilitating or even fatal. If you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle crash caused by a negligent driver, you may have legal options available to you that can aid you in paying for the damages that may have resulted from their accident. Costs related to funeral care, outstanding medical bills, lost wages, and even intangible damages like emotional turmoil, pain, and suffering are able to be compensated for when you file a wrongful death claim with an attorney.
At the law office of Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., our motorcycle crash attorneys in Hartford have many years of experience helping crash victims and their family members collect full and fair financial compensation for the losses and damages they face in the aftermath of their accidents. Call our law office at (608) 471-5365 to find out how we can help you.
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