Fatal accident
Posted on 04/20/2022
Date: 04-20-22
Case: Fatal accident 22-12507
Authority: Sgt. Uhan 414

On Wednesday, April 20th, 2022, at 3:40 PM, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an erratic driver, which ended up driving in the oncoming lane of Highway 33 near the West Bend Airport. The vehicle crashed head on with another vehicle. Deputies responded along with West Bend Police, and personnel from West Bend Fire Department.

Upon arrival, it was discovered that the wrong way driver, a 79 year old city of West Bend man, was deceased in the vehicle. There were no other injuries. This is the 5th fatal accident this year.

Highway 33 was shut down in the area for approximately two and a half hours. The Washington County Sheriff’s crash recon team responded to the scene to investigate. The crash remains under investigation.