Big Bend, WI (July 30, 2023) – A fatal truck accident was reported in Rusk County on Friday afternoon, July 28.
At around 3:00 p.m., emergency officials were dispatched to the scene of a crash that occurred on South Hutchinson Road.
Reports from the Rusk County Sheriff’s Deputies show that a semi-truck and a pickup truck collided on the roadway near Wisconsin State Highway 40. The incident caused disruptions throughout the area as emergency crews closed down the road.
Upon arriving at the scene, the driver of the pickup truck was located with fatal injuries. The victim was immediately pronounced deceased by responding officers.
The driver of the semi-truck was injured and had to be treated at the scene.
At this time, the Rusk County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim as we hope for their full recovery.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the driver who died in this truck accident. Our warmest thoughts are with them at this time.
Every year, truck accidents impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across the United States. In numerous instances, individuals are left with severe injuries in truck accidents resulting from driver negligence. Reckless behaviors such as speeding, driving under the influence, and distractions continue to be significant factors contributing to serious truck collisions in our state.
If you have been harmed due to another driver’s negligence, you have the option to pursue legal action. By filing a personal injury claim, you can seek financial compensation to alleviate the costs and losses you have endured. Following a truck accident, potential compensation may include the following:
Seeking the services of a knowledgeable and experienced commercial vehicle accident lawyer can significantly increase your chances of obtaining justice and rightful compensation after suffering debilitating injuries. Your attorney will diligently advocate for your rights throughout the entire legal process.
At Burg Simpson, we make it our mission to work tirelessly on behalf of those who have been wrongfully injured in tractor-trailer accidents. Our experienced truck accident lawyers are dedicated to providing quality legal counsel and representation to ensure that whoever is liable for the incident is held responsible. We believe you deserve maximum compensation and justice for your suffering, which is why we will fight relentlessly with a sole focus on achieving this goal. If you or someone you know has faced tragedy due to negligence by another party, contact us today at (888) 895-2080 now for the attention and help you need.
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