An auto accident in Wausau County Thursday sent one man to the hospital.
According to Wisconsin State Patrol trooper David Lutze, police and rescue personnel were called to a crash between two trucks on Highway F at Berlin Lane shortly after 11:00 a.m. Thursday. Lutze says a man driving a flat-bed truck was traveling south on Berlin Lane entered a controlled intersection and was hit by an eastbound pickup truck on Highway F. The driver of the flat-bed said he did not see any other vehicles before moving through the intersection.
The driver of the pickup was pinned inside his vehicle and had to be extricated by rescue personnel. He was transported by helicopter to Aspirus Wausau Hospital for treatment. Information on the nature or extent of his injuries was not available.
The driver of the flat-bed truck was not injured in the accident, Lutze said.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol. No citations have been issued in relation to the accident.
If you have been injured in a Wausau truck accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation. For more information on accident victims' rights, please contact a Wausau auto accident attorney of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, by calling 888-242-2874.