February 26, 2020 – Barton, WI – Nobody was injured following a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning, Feb. 26, 2020 in Barton. Submitted video shows cleanup underway after a traffic light was leveled in the accident at Main Street and Highway 144.
West Bend Police said the accident happened at 7 a.m. One vehicle was northbound on Main Street and the other was southbound. Both had a green light. The southbound vehicle was preparing to turn north or left to exit the city and failed to yield right of way to the northbound vehicle and the two collided.
The northbound vehicle then struck the traffic light pole knocking it down.
The southbound vehicle was driven by a 30-year-old West Bend man. He was cited for failure to yield right of way.
The other vehicle was driven by a 20-year-old Saukville man. He was not issued any citations.
Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene by Bob’s Main Street Auto and Towing.
Both drivers had motor vehicle insurance.
That insurance will be contacted to pay for the damage to replace the traffic light.