March 17, 2018: SHERIFF’S SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE – Motor Vehicle Crash
On Friday, March 16, 2018, at 11:20 PM, Deputies, along with Green County EMS, Monroe Fire Department, Monroe PD, and the Wisconsin State Patrol responded to the W6800 block of Melvin Rd. in Clarno Township for a report of a one-vehicle crash with injuries.
The initial investigation revealed that a vehicle was traveling westbound on Melvin Road, occupied by three adult males, ages 24 to 26 year's old. Further investigation found that the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and left the roadway. The vehicle then struck a culvert, causing the vehicle to overturn several times. All three subjects were believed to be ejected from the vehicle. One of the subjects then went to a nearby residence and the homeowner called 911. All three subjects were transported to Monroe Clinic ER and later to UW Hospital. One subject was transported to UW Hospital by Med Flight helicopter from the Monroe Clinic Hospital.
It is believed that none of the occupants were wearing seatbelts. The airbags did deploy in the vehicle. The vehicle sustained severe damage and was towed from the scene.
This crash remains under investigation with the Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin State Patrol. Names of the occupants will be released upon completion of the investigation.
Sgt. Britt Gempeler # 7