1 Killed, 1 Injured in Ashippun Twp., WI, Truck Accident on WI-67
Ashippun Township, WI -- May 17, 2017, one person was killed and another was injured following an accident where a car and an 18-wheeler collided.
According to police officials from the Dodge County Sheriff's Department, the fatal crash happened at around 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of State Highway 67 and Town Road MM.
Preliminary details indicate that a passenger vehicle was traveling westbound along MM when it reached the Highway 67 intersection. The vehicle entered highway lanes, somehow crossing paths with an oncoming 18-wheeler. This resulted in a collision that caused the 18-wheeler to catch fire and run off the roadway.
The driver of the car was ejected from their vehicle during the collision. They died at the scene. The driver of the truck was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The exact cause of the accident is unclear. Investigations are ongoing.
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