Three people died in a semi-truck crash on westbound Highway 54 at Andrews Road near Black River Falls. The fatal crash happened shortly after 1:30 a.m., as a semi-truck attempted to turn into a Kwik Trip parking lot. Sadly, the car’s driver and two passengers died at the scene. The Wisconsin State Patrol identified them as Leonard R. Hopkina (34), Tyler E. Decorah (36), and Jorden L. Vidana (35).
Negligent Truck Drivers Can Cause Serious Accidents in Wisconsin
According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, an average of 70 Wisconsinites die in large truck crashes each year. Common causes of truck accident deaths can include the following:
- Distracted driving
- Failing to obey stop signs and traffic lights
- Carelessly or aggressively merging into traffic
- Drunk driving
Pritzker Hageman Truck Accident Lawyers Help Families Get Justice and Compensation
The semi-truck accident lawyers at Pritzker Hageman help families who lost a loved one get justice and compensation. While no amount of money could ever make up for the loss you suffered, filing a wrongful death lawsuit will help your family get compensation for:
- Funeral expenses
- Loss of income
- Unpaid medical bills
- Other damages
Our legal team was recently named one of the 2022 “Best Law Firms in America” by U.S. News for our work representing people injured and killed in truck accidents. If you lost a loved one in a semi-crash, it is important to talk to a truck accident lawyer with experience handling cases like yours.
Our law firm offices are located in Minneapolis and we have lawyers licensed in Wisconsin. For a free, no-obligation consultation with our legal team, please call 612-338-0202, text 612-261-0856, or fill out the form below.