Driving can be a hazardous activity. Because accidents can cause property damage, injuries and even fatalities, it is important that drivers practice safe driving every time they get behind the wheel. When drivers engage in safe driving practices, they can help keep the roadways safer for not only themselves, but for others as well. Recently, a serious accident occurred on I-794 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The accident happened on Saturday, October 31, 2020. It occurred near the Pennsylvania Avenue curve of I-794. Law enforcement officials state that a vehicle flipped off of the roadway. When the vehicle left the roadway, it ended up in a parking lot of a business. The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of the accident. Upon arriving at the scene of the crash, law enforcement officials found that the driver of the vehicle had been ejected and had sustained head injuries. The driver was not conscious, but was breathing. Flight for Life transported the driver to a local hospital to receive treatment for the serious injuries that were sustained during the crash. Law enforcement officials are continuing to investigate the cause of the accident. Following the crash, the southbound lanes of the freeway were closed for around three hours.
It is important that drivers practice safe driving every time they drive. Safe driving includes avoiding distracted driving, driving at a speed that is in accordance with the speed limit and is safe for weather conditions, and wearing a seat belt. When we practice safe driving, we can reduce the risk of being involved in a motor vehicle accident and help keep the roadways safer for everyone.