Incident Type: Traffic Crash
Incident Date: 5/1/22
Release Date: 5/1/22
Incident number: FP22-8096
Prepared By: Lt. Edward Hartwick
A seventeen-year-old is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following an early morning traffic crash in Fitchburg. Around 2:00 a.m., Sunday morning, Fitchburg officers and emergency personnel responded to the northbound lanes of Highway 14, just south of County Highway MM, for a single-vehicle crash.
Rescuers located the car, 1999 tan Chevrolet Lumina, in the median of Highway 14 where it struck a tree. Fitchburg Fire Rescue extricated the driver, who was the vehicle's only occupant. The driver was transported to the hospital by Fitch-Rona EMS with life-threatening injuries.
The crash investigation remains open, and no additional information is available for release at this time. The Wisconsin State Patrol conducted a reconstruction of the crash. The Village of Oregon Police Department assisted the Fitchburg Police Department at the scene.
Witnesses to the crash, or anyone who may have seen the car driving this morning before the crash, are asked to contact the Fitchburg Police Department at (608)270-4300.