Milwaukee, WI (August 31, 2023) – One man lost his life, and two others sustained injuries in a three-car crash on Wednesday, August 30, in Milwaukee. Police say the incident occurred just before 2:30 p.m.
Several responders went to the crash site near 64th Street and Hampton Road after receiving reports concerning a vehicle that had collided with another car and then sped off before striking another vehicle and then a tree.
Authorities say the wrong-way driver, identified as a 42-year-old male, was taken to an area hospital, where he later lost his life. The individuals inside the first vehicle hit, identified as two 23-year-olds, a man and a woman, were both injured and taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Currently, no names have been reported concerning the individuals involved in the accident. Authorities in Milwaukee continue to investigate the details of the crash.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased driver.
Wisconsin Car Wrecks
Hundreds of lives are cut short yearly due to auto collisions in Wisconsin. In 2022, nearly 600 individuals were killed in fatal collisions in the state. Though auto accidents occur under several different circumstances, the most common include distracted, fatigued, speeding, and drunk driving. If you or someone you love has recently been hurt in a crash caused by a negligent driver, you should talk to an attorney as soon as you can who can help you recover compensation.
Being hurt in a serious accident is no joke. You may be stuck in the hospital for weeks or longer, unable to work or live your life the way you intend to. You may find yourself being bombarded with bills, including medical, vehicle repairs, and more. When these bills are paired with lost wages, you may find yourself in an extremely overwhelming financial situation.
With the help of a skilled personal injury attorney, you can get the finances needed to cover all of the costs related to your crash. You may even be eligible to collect compensation for non-economic damages such as pain, suffering, loss of life enjoyment, embarrassment, emotional turmoil, and more, depending on the severity of your accident.
A personal injury attorney in Milwaukee can help you recover after you were injured by the negligent actions of another person.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., our lawyers have decades of experience in helping injured crash victims to financially recover so they can focus on their health and well-being. We hope to do the same for you if you find yourself in such a difficult predicament. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact our firm at (608) 471-5365 for more information on how we can assist you.
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