Fatal Motorcycle Crash 2021-24440
Posted on 07/19/2021
Date: July 19, 2021
Subject: Fatal Motorcycle Crash 2021-24440
Authority: Sergeant Scott Hanson

On Sunday July 18, 2021 at 6:27 pm the Washington County Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a motorcycle vs tree crash in the 4900 block of Hubertus Road in the Village of Richfield. Witnesses reported the motorcycle operator was wearing a helmet but severely injured and began CPR shortly after locating the unconscious driver.

Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office along with members of the Richfield Fire Department Responded to the scene. The operator a 23 year old Male, Washington County resident was transported to Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls and later flown to Froedtert Medical Center in Wauwatosa. The Sheriff’s Office was later notified the operator of the motorcycle passed away due to the injuries sustained in the crash.

An initial investigation showed that the motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Hubertus road at a high rate of speed when it failed to negotiate a sharp curve in the roadway. The motorcycle operators name is not being released at this time.

The crash remains under investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and no further information will be released.

This is the fourth fatal motor vehicle crash for Washington County in 2021.