The Marathon County Sheriff's Department reported that a drunk driver struck and seriously injured a 39-year-old man on Nov. 7. The accident happened on Highway K around 6 p.m.
Two people from Superior were injured when their car was rear-ended in a Duluth crash. Rear-end accidents are among the most common type of auto accidents and often involve whiplash-like injuries and other types of physical trauma. The crash took place on Martin Road in St. Louis County. The victim's car was slowing down to make a turn when the woman behind them failed to stop in time to avoid a collision. Both vehicles were totaled in the accident, and the victim's car was pushed off the road.
A recent auto accident in Cashton sent two drivers to the hospital with injuries. The accident occurred around 5 p.m. when a car driven on Highway 33 by a 17-year-old boy crossed Highway 27 without seeing an oncoming car driven by a 52-year-old woman. The two cars collided at the intersection; both drivers were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.If a driver is involved in a collision, the first priority is to ensure everyone's safety. After that, drivers should refrain from taking the blame for an accident or making any statements other than giving authorities the facts of the collision. Sometimes it is necessary to wait for a final accident report until making any further moves.