Madison, WI (August 10, 2023) – One person lost their life after a fatal accident in Madison. Reports from authorities say the accident occurred at around 12:30 a.m. on the morning of August 10.
The cause of the accident is still under local law enforcement investigation at this time. Reports show that the incident took place in the 400 block of West Washington Avenue near North Broom Street in the early morning hours on Thursday.
Crews went to the scene to find a vehicle that was split in half off of the roadway. Police report that more than one individual was present inside of the vehicle, and at least one of them had lost their life due to the collision.
The roadway was blocked while emergency responders worked to clear the scene.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Wisconsin Car Accidents
Nobody ever wants to learn that their family member has prematurely lost their life in a fatal car accident. However, this is a difficult reality that numerous people must live with yearly due to deadly traffic accidents. In 2022, car crash statistics revealed that 595 people were killed in fatal collisions in Wisconsin, and many others sustained injuries. Surviving family members wonder how they will move forward after losing someone they love in a fatal crash. There are many options available for them at this time.
Many lives are cut short yearly due to fatal car wrecks in Wisconsin. A percentage of deadly accidents are preventable but happen under several different circumstances, such as the following:
- Distracted driving
- Falling asleep behind the wheel
- Driving under the influence
If you have lost a family member, you and your family will likely be left asking many questions. You may wonder how you can hold a negligent party responsible, as well as what deadlines must be met in your case if you wish to file a wrongful death claim. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, you should speak with a Madison wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., our lawyers are here to aid you and your loved ones after you have suddenly sustained the enormous loss of a member of your family. Proving fault in a fatal accident is not always easy, which is why we will provide you with the resources needed to help you to recover. Please contact a wrongful death attorney from our firm 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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