What Kind of Accident Happened in Grafton?
Driving is often a necessary part of daily life. Unfortunately, driving or being a passenger in a motor vehicle is not without its risks. Car accidents happen and they can have serious consequences, including property damage, injuries and even fatalities. Because of the serious consequences that can arise for an automobile accident, it is important that drivers are always practicing safe driving to help keep themselves, their passengers and other people on or near the roadways safe. Recently, a single vehicle accident happened in Grafton, Wisconsin.
The accident happened on the evening of Sunday, August 16, 2020. It occurred off of I-43 southbound at Arrowhead Road. The crash occurred when the driver of the vehicle lost control after overcorrecting to avoid striking a barrier at the Arrowhead overpass. When the driver lost control of the vehicle, the vehicle rolled several times before coming to rest almost 75 feet from the shoulder of the road. The force of the crash caused two of the vehicles occupants to be ejected from the vehicle. One of the ejected occupants has transported to the hospital via Flight for Life and the other was transported to the hospital via ambulance. The driver of the vehicle and another occupant were also transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
This accident demonstrates the serious consequences that car accidents can have. Drivers should make sure that they are always practicing safe driving behaviors. Some things that drivers can do to ensure they are practicing safe driving include paying full attention to the roadway, avoiding distracted driving activities, and ensuring that they are traveling at a speed in accordance with the speed limit and weather conditions. By practicing safe driving, we can help to keep everyone safer on the roadways.