Milwaukee, WI (August 13, 2023) – A car accident happened in Milwaukee on Friday, August 11. At around 9:00 p.m., emergency responders went to the scene to help the people involved.
The Milwaukee Fire Department said that a vehicle collided with a building on North 68th Street near West Capitol Avenue. Why the crash occurred is still being investigated by area authorities.
Two individuals were transported to the hospital with injuries, according to reports. The scene was occupied by responders for an extended time on Friday night, resulting in significant traffic delays.
Police in Milwaukee continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries.
Wisconsin Car Accidents
Anyone who sustains injuries in a car accident can have their life totally turned upside down. Every year, three million people suffer injuries in auto accidents in the United States. Sadly, around 40,000 end up losing their lives due to the severity of their injuries. In the US, auto collisions are the main reason individuals aged 15-20 lose their lives, and among the top ten reasons Americans end up with serious or fatal injuries. The number of car wrecks that happen per year is definitely alarming, however, the most alarming fact related to auto collisions in the United States is the most common reason they happen: driver negligence.
Negligent driving has been a problem since people began driving, however, it has gotten substantially worse in the past decade. This is most likely due to the ever-rising popularity and use of smartphones. Individuals feel the need to constantly check their phones, even while behind the wheel. If you choose to look at your cell phone while driving, you are risking your own life and the lives of those around you.
Every year, over 400,000 auto collisions happen in the United States that are caused by the actions of distracted drivers. Sadly, around 3,000 people lose their lives annually due to these wrecks. These crash and fatality rates are equivalent to the annual rates of the entire state of California. Other common types of negligent driving include speeding, intoxication, and fatigue.
When you or someone you love has been hurt by the actions of a negligent driver, you should be able to collect financial compensation for your losses and damages. A car crash lawyer in Milwaukee can help you collect compensation for your injuries and damages, including:
- Outstanding medical bills
- The costs related to vehicle repairs/replacement
- Lost earnings from being stuck in the hospital or at home recovering
- Emotional turmoil
- Loss of life enjoyment
- Loss of consortium
At the law office of Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., we have been helping injured accident victims recover for many years. We will work diligently to get you the financial compensation you need and deserve during this trying time in your life. Compensation can help you pay for some or all of the expenses related to your accident so you can focus on your health and well-being. Call our law office at (608) 471-5365 to learn more. You can get a free consultation so you can learn whether or not you qualify for financial compensation for the losses and damages you face.