The construction zone crash resulted in one injury and a fire, but everyone on the scene on Interstate 90 near West Salem agreed that things could have been much worse if not for a safety device attached to the construction crew's equipment.
We've written before about both the benefits and dangers of Interstate 90. La Crosse residents know the highway is vital to bring products in and out of our city, as well as to enable us to travel quickly to near and far destinations.
Students from the La Crosse area recently took part in a clinic aimed at promoting safe driving and preventing crashes and injuries.
We're all familiar with the high speeds at which cars and trucks travel along Interstate 90. While the highway is important to La Crosse for a variety of reasons, it can also be a very dangerous place, especially when drivers recklessly ignore speed limits.
The end of the high school year can include exam stresses and prom dresses. With summer just weeks away, many school students are thinking of friends and parties and a season of memories. What teenagers don't often think about are the dangers of drinking and driving.
In our previous post, we discussed a horrific fatal truck accident that left three people dead when a trucker working for a La Crosse company slammed into vehicles stopped on a highway while his big rig was going 68 mph.
Many times victims of car accidents incur serious brain injuries. Brain injuries can have life changing consequences. A Wisconsin woman involved in a car accident can personally attest to the debilitating effect that a brain injury has had on her life.
It was almost a year ago that a tractor-trailer smashed at highway speed into vehicles that had come to a halt in a traffic jam.
Sirens were wailing and lights were flashing. Police cars, an ambulance and fire truck rapidly and efficiently converged on the scene of a two-car accident outside a Wisconsin high school.