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Milwaukee, WI – Multi-Vehicle Accident Reported at N 17th St and W Highland Ave

by | Oct 2, 2023 | Accident News |

Milwaukee, WI (October 2, 2023) – Several vehicles were involved in an accident on Saturday evening that resulted in injuries. The crash was reported to officials at approximately 6:05 p.m. on September 30.

According to police reports, multiple vehicles collided in the area of North 17th Street and West Highland Avenue during the evening hours. One of the vehicles involved in the crash went off the roadway and through a bus shelter near the intersection. The vehicle came to rest after crashing into a building and a tree.

Witnesses say that the crash involved a Chevrolet Tahoe that ran a red light at the intersection and collided with a Kia. One person was ejected from the vehicle.

Multiple medical units were requested on-site to render aid to victims. Injured parties were transported to area hospitals for emergency medical care.

At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victims recover quickly. Our thoughts are with them during this challenging time.

Car Accidents in Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI – Multi-Vehicle Accident Reported at N 17th St and W Highland Ave

Being involved in an automobile collision can change every aspect of your life. Unfortunately, we see countless people left with severe injuries as a result of collisions that occur in our state every year.

Many people involved in accidents are left with life-altering bone fractures, traumatic brain injuries, and other severe injuries that affect their lives forever. Unfortunately, many of the car crashes that take place here in Wisconsin are preventable. We continue to see negligent and reckless drivers cause the majority of accidents on our roadways. Some of the leading factors in these collisions include:

  • Aggressive driving
  • Tailgating
  • Drunk driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Failure to yield right-of-way

Even though we have strict laws in place to prevent drivers from engaging in careless and reckless actions, we continue to see innocent people harmed as a result of drivers who choose to do so.

After being involved in an accident, victims are often forced into area hospitals, where they have to go through extensive medical treatment for their injuries. These medical expenses can add up to tens of thousands of dollars. In severe cases, victims can spend over $100,000 treating severe spinal cord injuries or even traumatic brain injuries. It can be incredibly difficult to deal with these costs and other losses following an accident. For this reason, it is crucial that car crash victims reach out to a Milwaukee car accident lawyer right away. They may have legal options available to help them move forward.

At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., we are dedicated to providing top-quality legal representation for car accident victims in Wisconsin. Our fearless personal injury attorneys have a track record of success in fighting for our clients’ rights and securing the compensation they deserve. If you have been injured in a car crash, contact our Wisconsin personal injury law firm at (608) 471-5365 for a free consultation. We will work tirelessly to help you obtain the financial resources necessary for your recovery and hold those responsible accountable for their actions. Let us handle the legal process while you focus on healing and getting back on your feet. Trust us to fight for justice on your behalf.

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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