21-35100 Fatal Vehicle Crash
Posted on 10/16/2021
Date: October 16, 2021
Subject: Fatal Vehicle Crash 21-35100
Authority: Sergeant Scott Hanson

On Saturday October 16, 2021 at 10:27 am the Washington County Dispatch Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road at County Trunk Z. The callers reported that several vehicle occupants had severe injuries with children being in one of the vehicles.

Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office along with the Wisconsin State Patrol, Slinger Fire Department, Lifestar rescue, and Jackson Rescue responded to the scene. Upon arrival of the first Deputy it was determined that both vehicles had extensive damage and the vehicle occupants would need to be extricated. Flight for Life was also requested to the scene for severe injuries.

An initial investigation showed that a west bound vehicle on Pleasant Valley Road failed to yield for the stop sign and struck the south bound vehicle at a high rate of speed. The driver of the south bound vehicle was assessed by rescue at the scene at which time she was confirmed deceased. The children in the south bound vehicle were taken to Children’s Hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and no further information will be released. The intersection of Pleasant Valley Road at Cty Tk Z was closed for approximately 4.5 hours to assist in the investigation.

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