Milwaukee, WI (October 6, 2023) – One person has died as a result of a crash that occurred late Wednesday morning in the Milwaukee area.
At around 11:30 a.m. on October 4, the Milwaukee Police Department and firefighters were requested on-site at a crash that occurred on East Locust Street.
WPD reports indicate that a driver was traveling in the 300 block of East Locust Street when they lost control of their vehicle. As a result, the vehicle crashed into a tree.
A 40-year-old passenger in the vehicle was fatally wounded and pronounced deceased by authorities.
The driver, identified as a 34-year-old, was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
At this time, the accident is being investigated. Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim who died in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in Wisconsin
Fatal vehicle collisions take the lives of hundreds of victims in Wisconsin every year. There are countless instances where these accidents are a result of negligent and careless drivers. We see far too many people die as a result of collisions where drivers lose control of their vehicles. It is critical that drivers always have control over their vehicles. When they fail to do so, they can travel into other lanes, roll over, and perform other acts that eventually lead to accidents.
Unfortunately, the loss of a loved one can have a far-reaching impact on families. Families are often forced to deal with overwhelming mental and emotional tolls. The financial burdens brought on by these accidents can make the situation even more difficult to move forward from. We see many families forced to spend money on medical care, funeral expenses, and vehicle repairs. All the while, they are also forced to deal with the loss of services, the loss of consortium, and the loss of a source of income.
After a fatal accident, the surviving family members should reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Milwaukee. Families may have legal options available to help them seek financial compensation to help alleviate some of the damages that they face during this difficult time.
At Zerbst & Kluck S.C., our experienced team is dedicated to providing fearless and diligent legal representation for victims of fatal accidents. We understand the devastating impact that a fatal accident can have, and we are committed to fighting for your rights and seeking justice on your behalf. With a proven track record of success in handling complex cases, you can trust us to guide you through this difficult time while relentlessly pursuing the full compensation you deserve. If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal accident, please contact our Wisconsin personal injury law firm by calling 608-471-5365 for a free consultation. We are here to support and advocate for you every step of the way.
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