Three Vehicle Crash at a School Bus Stop

One Lifted by Medical Air Transport

TOWNSHIP OF HANSEN, WI (OnFocus) – On October 5th, 2021 the Wood County Sheriff’s Department responded to a three-vehicle crash on State Highway 186 north of Grant Road in the Township of Hansen.

Initial investigation conducted by the Wood County Sheriff’s Department determined that two vehicles traveling northbound on State Highway 186 were stopped for a school bus when a vehicle also traveling northbound on State Highway 186 crashed into the two vehicles that were stopped.

The operator of the striking vehicle was airlifted by Spirit Medical Transport and an operator of another vehicle was transported by Pittsville Ambulance. Both were transported to Marshfield Medical Center with injuries.

A portion of State Highway 186 was closed for approximately one hour but was since reopened. The Wood County Sheriff’s Department was assisted on scene by the Vesper Fire Department, Pittsville Fire Department, and Spirit Medical Transport.

No reports indicate that the school bus was involved in the crash.

This crash remains under investigation.

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