Chain reaction accident involving 3 vehicles in Village of Richfield


May 22, 2018 – Village of Richfield, WI – On Monday evening, May 21  at 9:48 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a chain-reaction type motor vehicle accident that occurred on STH 164 south of Pioneer Road in the Village of Richfield.

The initial crash occurred when a 21-year-old City of Hartford man was northbound on STH 164 and struck a utility pole.

Two other vehicles then struck the wires. No one was seriously injured but STH 164 was closed for most of the night while WE Energies was working on the lines.

The road was opened at 5:41 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22. The initial investigation suggests driver fatigue may be the cause of the original crash.


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