Wisconsin Crews Extricate Victims on Oct. 31


On Sunday afternoon, October 31 at 3:13 p.m., South Shore Fire & Rescue was dispatched to a report of a wreck at the intersections of Highway 32 and Highway 11 which is under construction.

The crew of Rescue 132 reported a single-vehicle crash with heavy damage; and two people trapped.

As firefighters worked to extricate a man and woman from a 2003 Dodge Intrepid, two Flight for Life helicopters were requested to the scene.

A 48-year-old male driver was extricated first, and flown to Froedtert Hospital.

The passenger, a 46-year-old woman, was transported via Rescue 132 to Wheaton Franciscan - All Saints Hospital. She was then also flown to Froedtert Hospital.

According to Mt. Pleasant Police, the operator of the vehicle was driving northbound on Highway 32 in the southbound lane when he lost control of the vehicle, slid sideways into a gravel covered intersection which is under construction and crashed into a retaining wall.

The crash remains under investigation.