Wisconsin readers will remember news coverage of a terrible drunk driving crash that injured a Milwaukee police officer. The car accident took place in Sept. 2012 and shocked the local and statewide community. In a recent hearing, the driver responsible for the crash received her sentence in the matter.
When an individual is involved in a serious car accident, their life, and the lives of those closest to them can change in an instant. Everything 'normal' comes to a halt as loved ones scramble to find out the extent of the injuries sustained in the car accident and wait for news of the prognosis for recovery. Even once a Wisconsin resident begins the recovery process, it can be a long time before 'normal' comes back into play.
When an individual assumes control of a recreational vehicle, he or she takes on the same level of responsibility as the driver of a traditional car or truck. These responsibilities involve ensuring the safety of others in the area. In addition, operators of recreational vehicles must also ensure that they are alert and aware while in control of the vehicle. The recent arrest of a Wisconsin snowmobile driver following a serious accident demonstrates the manner in which law enforcement approaches the proper use and operation of these types of vehicles.
A boating accident that took place in July 2012 has made its way into a Wisconsin criminal court. The operator of the boat, a 22-year-old male, was charged with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle for his responsibility in the fatal accident. The crash led to the death of his passenger, a 23-year-old man.