A 27-year-old Holmen, Wisconsin, man's setback in his fight against an apparent drinking problem had deadly consequences on June 25, 2011. Four Onalaska women were injured and one tragically died after the intoxicated man's Chevrolet K10 pickup slammed into the women's Saturn Ion on Highway 35 in Holmen.
It's something she'll have to live with for the rest of her life: an 18-year-old woman has been sentenced to serve a year in county jail for the wrongful death of a friend in a car crash last September. The car the teen was driving rolled over after she lost control.
A motorcycle/car collision last year left one young man dead and a driver injured. Now, representatives for both have filed lawsuits relating to the crash. The disputes include the motorists' insurance companies.
When you leave your child with someone you trust, you have a right to expect that person to be watchful of the child's safety. Sadly, that doesn't always happen.
A string of accidents in Wisconsin in less than a week is leaving motorcyclists uneasy. The crashes are serving as reminders to wear a helmet and to keep watch for wild animals.
Purchasing a vehicle is never easy. Deciding what to get can be the hardest part. Money is always a consideration when it comes to buying a car for your teen driver. But with the risk of young, inexperienced drivers being killed in car accidents, the safety record of a vehicle should be a top consideration when purchasing a car for a teenager.
When people decide a family member should live in a nursing home, they have every right to expect that person will be cared for and never put in harm's way.
Wisconsin authorities have been cracking down on texting drivers. One motorist is now accused of causing a man's wrongful death because she was texting.
Milwaukee County police might expect a few traffic deaths over Memorial Day weekend. But nothing could likely prepare them for learning how a three-month-old infant died over the holiday.