June 9, 2019 – Village of Richfield, WI – On June 7, 2019 at 6:33 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an accident with injuries, involving two motorcycles on CTH Q west of HWY 164 in the Village of Richfield. Sheriff’s Deputies and rescue personnel from the Richfield Fire Department were subsequently dispatched to the scene. Waukesha County Sheriff assisted with traffic control.
An on-scene investigation revealed the following: a group of motorcycles were west on CTH Q. The lead motorcycle slowed to turn north into a local establishment. The second motorcycle driven by a male and the third motorcycle driven by a male subject crashed into each other causing both of the drivers to be ejected off the motorcycles. One motorcycle driver suffered serious injury. This male driver was transported from the scene to Froedtert Hospital via Flight for Life.
The other motorcycle drive suffered non-life threatening injuries he was taken to Community Memorial Hospital via Richfield Rescue Ambulance.
County Highway Q between HWY 164 and East Lake Rd. was closed for approximately one hour and 45 minutes to facilitate rescue, investigative, and clean-up efforts.
At this time, speed appears to be contributing factor to the crash. However, the accident remains under investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.