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Wrong-way driver injures 1 in accident near Hammond

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Early Saturday morning, a wrong-way driver caused an accident on Interstate 94 near Hammond. The Wisconsin State Patrol reported that the driver was a 27-year-old man.

Shortly after 2:20 a.m., the driver was witnessed driving eastbound in the interstate’s westbound lanes before crashing into a vehicle traveling westbound. The vehicle that was hit in the accident was driven by a 41-year-old man. The 27-year-old continued driving in the wrong direction until police were able to stop his vehicle using tire deflation equipment.

The wrong-way driver was not injured in the accident, but the other driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The 41-year-old was treated at a nearby hospital. Police have charged the driver who caused the accident with several traffic violations including reckless driving.

If you or someone you love has suffered injuries in an accident caused by a reckless driver, contact the Rhinelander reckless driving attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 to discuss your case with one of our experienced injury lawyers.