Wisconsin Accident Injury & News Blog

Eau Claire Police to Enforce Seat Belt Law

The Eau Claire Police Department has begun enforcing the new seat belt law that was passed in the state budget, making Wisconsin eligible for $15.2 million in federal funding for traffic safety improvements. The new law allows officers to stop and ticket… Read More

14-Year-Old Drunk Driver Responsible for Accident

A 14-year-old girl was driving under the influence of alcohol when she crashed a pickup truck, causing the death of one teen and injuries to another. Hanna Yager of Clayton was operating a 2001 Ford pickup truck near Turtle Lake when she lost control,… Read More

Boater Busted with 7th DUI

DUIs just dont happen on Wisconsins roadways, they happen on Wisconsins waterways as well. According to the Winona County Sheriffs Office, a Galesville man with six previous DUI convictions narrowly missed eight young swimmers before crashing his boat.… Read More

Woman Busted 4 Times in Three Weeks for Drunk Driving

Nicole M. Bailey, 27, has been arrested 4 times in three weeks for drunk driving in Milwaukee and Waukesha County, including after dropping her children off at school. When she was arrested for drunk driving in Milwaukee on April 25th. At that time,… Read More

Son Charged with Manslaughter After Neglecting Mother

The Seattle Times (WA) ran a story involving a 41-year-old man who neglected his mother and was charged with first-degree manslaughter after her death. Christopher Wise called the police after his 88-year-old mother, Ruby, had passed away. Upon finding… Read More

Interested in Keeping Up with Recalled Products?

Weve shown you how to keep up with food recalls using the Food and Drug Administrations web site, so heres a link to keep you up to speed on product recalls: https://www.cpsc.gov/ At the CPSC web site, you can sign up for email updates. Each time a… Read More

Zicam Can Cause Loss of Smell

Consumers should stop using Zicam Cold Remedy nasal gel and related products. According to federal health regulators, they can permanently damage the sense of smell. Matrixx Initiatives, the products manufacturer, has also been ordered to stop marketing… Read More

Delaware Senior Exploited by Nurse

A 40-year-old woman was found guilty of financially exploiting and neglecting a disabled man who was in her care. Helen Lloyd first met the victim when she cared for him at Hillside Center in Wilmington. Given permission by the victims family, he was… Read More

Fatal Accident on Hwy. 41 in Brown County

Three people have died in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 41 in Brown County Friday morning. A male driver traveling north in the southbound lane of U.S. 41 shortly before 1a.m. struck a southbound sedan carrying three people head-on. Two women in the… Read More

Preventing Falls Among the Elderly

Falls in the elderly can have serious consequences. We have seen many cases of falls at nursing homes that could've been avoided or prevented.  We have also seen many residents die as a result of fractures and brain injuries caused by a fall. In fact,… Read More

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