1 killed, 1 injured in Wisconsin car crash

The weather in Wisconsin can sometimes create road conditions that may be unsafe. Drivers are expected to respond to such conditions to avoid an crash. Unfortunately, a recent car crash reportedly left a teenager dead and his passenger injured.

The incident happened around 10 a.m. on a day in mid-January. According to reports, a 23-year-old male was headed south on a Wisconsin roadway, driving a pickup truck that was pulling a trailer containing a car. That driver reportedly lost control, causing the vehicle to enter northbound lanes.

As result, the truck reportedly struck a sports utility vehicle. The driver of that vehicle, an 18-year-old male, was transported to the hospital but reportedly passed away as a result of the injuries suffered in the collision. A 51-year-old female passenger in the deceased victim’s vehicle was also transported to the hospital, but her injuries are not considered life-threatening. Police say that road conditions may have been a factor; however, the crash remains under investigation.

Unfortunately, a family is now facing their worst nightmare as they cope with the unexpected death of their loved one. In addition to their grief, many Wisconsin families who experience such a loss due to a car crash also face significant financial repercussions as a result of funeral expenses and medical bills. To cope with these expenses, some families choose to file a civil lawsuit against those believed to be responsible. While a successfully presented case will likely do little to lessen their grief, it can ensure that they have necessary financial resources to focus on their recovery.