What Kind of Accident Happened in Richfield?
Driving can be a hazardous activity. Sometimes drivers encounter unexpected things on the roadways. Because driving can be hazardous, it is important that drivers always pay full attention to what is happening on the roadways. Recently, a piece of construction equipment was involved in a collision with a motor vehicle in Richfield, Wisconsin.
The accident occurred on Wednesday, June 5, 2020 around 2:30 in the afternoon. The accident happened between a skid loader and a SUV. The collision occurred near Willow Creek Road. The SUV had just gone over a hill and collided with the skid loader. Law enforcement officials responded to the scene of the accident. The driver of the skid loader was transported to the local hospital for injuries sustained in the accident. Thankfully, the skid loader driver’s injuries are believed not to have been severe. Additionally, the driver of the SUV involved in the collision suffered relatively minor injuries as a result of the accident.
The accident occurred near Scenic Pit. Scenic Pit accepts clean fill from construction companies. When trucks come to drop off the fill, dirt is left on the roadway. The skid loader is used on the roadway to help clean up the dirt that has been left by the trucks coming to Scenic Pit to drop off the clean fill.
This accident demonstrates the importance of paying full attention to the roadways. Things such as hills can provide additional obstacles for drivers as it can be difficult for them to see what is on the other side. This is why it is of the utmost importance for drivers to practice safe driving at all times and be alert and attentive to their surroundings and the roadways. By ensuring that we practice safe driving, we can help to keep the roadways safer for all.