Franklin, WI (September 9, 2023) – Two individuals lost their lives in a fatal crash in Vernon County on Friday afternoon, September 8. At around 1:00 p.m., emergency crews went to the scene of the collision after receiving reports from local dispatchers.
Sources say the incident occurred on County Road NN when a vehicle headed north went off of the left end of the road, traveled across a hay field, and struck a tree. Despite lifesaving efforts attempted by paramedics, both the driver and passenger lost their lives at the scene.
Police in Franklin are working to determine the cause of the incident. The names of the involved parties have not been reported at this time.
Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this car crash in Franklin. We want to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims.
Wisconsin Car Wrecks
Tens of thousands of lives are upended by auto collisions each year in the state of Wisconsin. In fact, in 2019, nearly 40,000 individuals suffered injuries in car crashes in Wisconsin, and over 550 were killed. Though an auto wreck can happen under several different circumstances, the most common include:
- driving distracted
- intoxicated driving
- overtired driving
If you or someone you love have recently suffered injuries in a car crash, and you believe another person caused it, a lawyer can help you collect financial compensation for a long list of damages that may have resulted from your accident.
It can be extremely difficult to recover from the aftermath of a serious crash, especially if your injuries have kept you from working and living your life the way you did before your crash. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you can only answer with the help of a skilled car accident attorney. For example, should you prove that one or more parties are responsible for your collision? What deadlines need to be met in order for you to get the compensation you need? Will your claim be settled, or will it go all the way to trial? You can get the answers you need by working with a skilled Franklin personal injury attorney.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal crash, a wrongful death attorney can help you gather compensation for lost wages, funeral cost, and more.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., we have diligently represented those injured in Wisconsin car accidents over the years. We will stand by your side as you navigate the complex legal system. We will aggressively fight to protect your rights and provide you with the resources you need to succeed as you progress with a claim. Our attorneys will help you gain compensation for a wide array of possible damages. Please contact a car accident attorney at (608) 471-5365 to find out what we can do for you at this time.
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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