Rockford Scanner™: Fatal Accident Near Rock County

On Tuesday, 04/16/19 at approximately 1341 hours, Deputies from the Rock & Walworth County Sheriff’s Offices responded to a report of a 2 vehicle crash on E. USH 11/14 at S. CTH C in Bradford Township. Fire and EMS Personnel from Clinton and Darien also responded along with MD-1, a first response medical doctor from Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center in Janesville, WI.

The investigation shows a 2007 Mercury Milan, driven by an 85 year old male from Fontana, WI was traveling northbound on S. CTH C when he failed to stop for the stop sign at E. USH 11/14. The Milan entered the intersection and was struck broad side (T-Bone) by an eastbound 2018 Chrysler Pacifica operated by a 76 year old male from Delavan, WI. The impact of the collision pushed both vehicles onto a vacant business lot to the northeast of the intersection.

The 85 year old male was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center where he was pronounced deceased at 1510 hours. The 76 year old male and his 70 year old wife were also transported to Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center where they were treated and released with minor injuries. All three individuals had been wearing seat-belts prior to the crash.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to reconstruct the crash, which remains under investigation. E. USH 11/14 remained open during the on scene investigation. No citations or arrests are anticipated at this time.