April 24, 2019 – Township of West Bend, WI – On Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 1:17 p.m., Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a two vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of Highway 33 at Nabob Drive in the Township of West Bend. Allenton Rescue was dispatched to the scene to treat the injured parties. West Bend Intercept Rescue was also requested to assist Allenton Rescue.
Upon arrival of the first deputy, the operator of the first vehicle was able to exit her vehicle under her own power and had non-life threatening injuries. The operator of the second vehicle showed no signs of life and was confirmed a short time later as deceased due to the extent of his injuries.
Preliminary investigation shows the first vehicle was operating westbound on Highway 33 and was attempting to turn southbound onto Nabob Drive, while the second vehicle was eastbound on Highway 33. The first vehicle turned in front of the second vehicle causing a near head-on crash. The second vehicle continued into the southeast ditch where it rolled over causing the operator to be ejected from the vehicle.
Speed, weather, and road conditions are not believed to be factors in the crash and the Washington County Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to investigate further.
The deceased operator of the second vehicle is a 68-year-old male from the Town of Addison
This is Washington County’s fourth traffic fatality in 2019.
No further information is being released at this time as the crash remains under investigation.