What Kind of Accident Happened in Caledonia?

October 30 , 2020 | Car Accidents

Driving can be a hazardous activity. Thousands of accidents happen every year in Wisconsin. Accidents can cause property damage, injuries and even fatalities. Because of the potential of severe consequences that could stem from an automobile accident, it is important that drivers practice safe driving every time that they are on the roadway. Recently, an accident happened in Caledonia.

The accident happened on Tuesday, October 27 around 9:00 am. The accident happened on State Highway 32 in Caledonia, Wisconsin. After the initial investigation, law enforcement officials believe that a car crossed over the center line and struck a semi dump truck that was traveling in the opposite direction. Law enforcement officials responded to the scene of the accident and found the vehicle located on the side of the road and the semi was causing a lane blockage. The driver of the vehicle was found trapped in her vehicle and unconscious. The driver of the semi has exited his vehicle and was uninjured. Unfortunately, the driver of the vehicle sustained serious injuries in the collision and was flown to the hospital from the scene of the accident. The Wisconsin State Patrol Technical Reconstruction Unit and Motor Carrier Inspectors are continuing to investigate the accident.

Accidents can have serious consequences, including severe injuries. Because of the potential for serious consequences, it is highly important that drivers practice safe driving. Safe driving includes avoiding distracted driving, driving in accordance with the speed limit and at a speed that is safe for weather conditions, and wearing a seat belt. By practicing safe driving, we can help to keep the roads safer for not only ourselves, but for others on the roadways as well.