Wednesday, May 1, 2013
According to a Caledonia Police officer at the scene, the cause of the crash is unknown at this time. However, one person was transported to the hospital.
One person was taken to the hospital following a three-car crash that happened just before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday on Douglas Avenue just south of 4 Mile Road, said an official with the Caledonia Police Department. Two cars were facing south on Douglas and one was facing north in the turning lane. The crash remains under investigation. Check back for more information.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Northwestern Avenue was closed Tuesday afternoon while law enforcement and rescue personnel helped the injured person and cleared the scene.
One person was injured and taken to an area hospital following a two-car crash in front of Gifford Elementary, 8332 Northwestern Ave at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Caledonia Police shut down Highway K (Northwestern Avenue) near Highway H shortly after 3 p.m., but the roadway was back open by 4:30.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A Sturtevant man loses control of his car, but his seat belt saved his life.
A 32-year-old Sturtevant man was uninjured after he lost control of his car at 12:17 a.m. Saturday in the 6300 block of State Highway 38, according to a report by the Caledonia Police Department. The man told police he was driving northbound on Highway 38 when a car was coming at him in his lane. Swerving to avoid hitting the car, he lost control of the car and went into a steep ditch. The car rolled onto its side, but because he was wearing his seatbelt he was uninjured in the crash. Still, the man was cited for operating a vehicle while revoked – owi related and failing to install an ignition interlock device.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
A head-on collision Friday evening sent three people to the hospital, including a 3-year-old boy.
Three people were hospitalized Friday night, when two cars collided head-on as they traveled in opposite directions on Highway 38 near the intersection with Brook Road. In the northbound vehicle were Linda Feely, 41, and her 3-year-old son, Patrick Beecher, both of the 2800 block of Crestview Drive in Caledonia, according to information provided by the Caledonia Police Department. The two were left in critical condition, and taken away by Flight for Life. The Journal Times reported Feely was taken to Froedtert hospital in Wauwatosa, and her son to Children's Hospital. The driver of the southbound vehicle, 27-year-old Aaron Steckman, of the 4100 block of Northwestern Avenue, was taken to Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints hospital in Racine, …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Yet another car crash on Highway 38 and Five Mile Road. Be careful out there.
A 40-year-old Racine woman was taken to an area hospital for the injuries she received following a two-car crash at 3:18 p.m. Thursday on Highway 38 at Five Mile Road. According to a report by the Caledonia Police, a 23-year-old Milwaukee woman was driving her 2006 Mercury Mariner westbound on Five Mile Road when she pulled out in front of an oncoming car. The 40-year-old Racine woman was driving her 2000 Honda Civic southbound on Highway 38 when it crashed into the Mercury. The 23-year-old woman was not injured. Police cited her for failing to yield the right of way.
Monday, March 26, 2012
After nearly crashing into oncoming traffic, Robert Orten lost control of his car after he had a diabetic reaction, according to reports by the Caledonia Police Department.
A man having a diabetic reaction nearly struck two cars after he drove into oncoming traffic and crashed into near the Willow Green Nursing Home on Highway 31 and Mary Drew Drive at 4:12 p.m. on Friday. The driver of the car, Robert Orton, 68, lost control of the car, traveled north into the southbound lanes, smashed into a sign and crashed into an embankment, according to a report by the Caledonia Police Department. Blanca Flores, 35, of Racine, was a witness; she told police she driving southbound when she saw the Mercury traveling towards her and to avoid hitting the car head on she swerved to the right and off the road. Kim Thompson, 44, of Caledonia, was traveling behind Flores when she saw Flores “swerve hard to the right and then …
Monday, January 16, 2012
“The man had to be extricated from the pick-up truck, which had been flipped over on its roof,” said Dick Roeder, fire chief for the Caledonia Fire Department.
UPDATE: James Esqueda, 64, of Mukwonago, was cited for failure to stop for a traffic signal by the Caledonia Police Department after he ran a red light. Karen Gray, 44, Racine, told police she was driving her mini-van southbound on Douglas Avenue when the light was green and Esqueda, who had the red light, drove in front of her and she crashed into him. Esqueda was driving westbound in his Chevrolet Silverado. A witness also told police that Esqueda did not stop for the stoplight. Esqueda was transported via Flight for Life, but Esqueda’s injuries “did not appear to be life threatening,” said Sgt. Brian Wall. Police noted that alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the crash. ORIGINAL STORY: One man was taken to the hospital via Flight …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Occupants in cars say they are OK, but one person's head hit the windshield.
The intersection at Northwestern Avenue at Old Davidson Road is being shut down because of a car crash, which happened at about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2012. A Chevrolet Tahoe hit several electric poles and traffic lights just south of the intersection on the west side of Highway 31. Preliminary reports indicate that no one was injured in the car crash, but one person said their head hit the windshield in the car they were driving. Officers with the Caledonia Police Department shutdown Northwestern Avenue by Newman Road and westbound traffic on Northwestern Avenue are being diverted to northbound Highway 31. Officials from We Energies, the Caledonia Police Department and Caledonia Fire Department are on scene. Check back often, we’ll…
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Four cars involved, including an Army Guard convoy.
Update, 3:45 p.m. Thursday: A Humvee driver traveling in a convoy with the Illinois National Guard lost control of the vehicle when the convoy slowed down to pass a disabled semi-truck, forcing the freeway to be shut down Thursday afternoon. Six people were injured in the accident involving several vehicles, including the Humvee and an Illinois National Guard bus, a news release from the Wisconsin State Patrol states. The release does not give information about the severity of the injuries or identify those who were injured. A second news release from the DOT states a vehicle cut in front of the National Guard bus, causing the bus to swerve. The Humvee driver swerved to avoid the bus, which caused the Humvee to spin around and hit two …
Sunday, July 17, 2011
Both crashes were off the highway by 2 p.m.
UPDATE: A Four-car crash was reported with at least one injury at 12:40 p.m. Sunday, July 17 on Interstate 94 at mile marker 328.7 on the southbound lane. Two cars crashed into the median wall on Interstate 94 in the southbound lane at 12:05 p.m. Sunday, July 17. Both crashes were off the highway by 2 p.m.