Six Injured in Two-Car Crash

Posted by Bremer & Trollop |
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

On Saturday afternoon, six people were injured as a result of a two-vehicle crash in the Township of Wood.  According to the Wood County Sheriff's Department, a vehicle was traveling east on County Highway B, approaching County Highway X, when it failed to yield the right of way from a stop sign and caused a collision with a vehicle traveling north on County Highway X.

Wood County Crash Kills Pittsville High School Senior

Posted by Bremer & Trollop |
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

One person was killed as a result of a Wednesday morning crash in the town of Wood.  The two-vehicle collision occurred on Highway A, between Hilltop and Sunset Road.  Details of the crash have not yet been released, as the Wood County Sheriff's Department continues its investigation.  One of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other was transported by ambulance to Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.  The deceased driver was an 18-year-old senior at Pittsville High School.

Wisconsin Rapids Woman Killed in Crash

Posted by Bremer & Trollop |
Friday, March 6th, 2015

A 56-year-old Wisconsin Rapids woman is dead after a Wednesday afternoon crash on Highway 54 near Plover.  Preliminary investigation indicates a school bus traveling west between Monroe Avenue and Coolidge Avenue was stopped, unloading students on the right shoulder of Highway 54.  A westbound car came upon the stopped bus and stopped in the left-hand lane.  A 25-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man then smashed into the stopped car from behind, sending it into the median.

Intoxicated Driver Causes Serious Accident in Minocqua

Posted by Bremer & Trollop |
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Early on Sunday evening, Zechariah Hilgart of Park Falls caused a two-vehicle collision on Blue Lake Road in Minocqua near the Bearskin Trial.  Hilgart struck a vehicle occupied by Donald Cupp and Sallie Schmidt of Kaukauna.  Cupp had to be extricated from his vehicle, and was transported to Howard Young Medical Center to receive medical attention for his injuries.  Schmidt was also injured and transported from the scene.  The at-fault driver, Hilgart, was injured and the conditions of his two passengers are unknown.

Three Injured in Mosinee School Bus Crash

Posted by Bremer & Trollop |
Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

On Monday morning, three people were injured in an area school bus crash.  According to the Burnett Transit driver, the bus was traveling on Spring Brook Road in Mosinee when an oncoming car drifted toward the center of the road. The bus driver attempted to move over to avoid the oncoming vehicle, and slid into the ditch.  The bus driver and two teenaged passengers were injured.  The Marathon County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate the accident.

Town of Spencer Crash Kills Three

Posted by Bremer & Trollop |
Thursday, February 5th, 2015

A crash in the Town of Spencer on Wednesday killed three people.  The two-car accident occurred on Highway 13 near Karau Avenue on Wednesday evening.  Details of the collision are still unclear:  part of Highway 13 was closed for several hours while the Marathon County Sheriff's Department attempted to reconstruct the crash.  Two men, who were traveling in separate cars, died at the scene.  A woman who was involved in the crash was taken to the hospital where she later died of her injuries.

Lance Trollop: Explaining Wausau school referendum votes

Posted by Bremer & Trollop |
Friday, January 30th, 2015

After four years of study, the Wausau School Board on Jan. 12 unanimously approved two referendum questions for the April election. The first is a "bond" referendum, seeking $29.6 million. The majority is designated for elementary schools. The plan includes closing the aging A.C. Kiefer building, which currently serves early childhood and 4-year-old kindergarten students.

One-Car Accident in Taylor County Kills One, Injures Two

Posted by Bremer & Trollop |
Monday, November 24th, 2014

Shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, a 1997 Ford Explorer was traveling eastbound on County Line Road in the Town of Roosevelt when the driver lost control attempting to turn north onto 11th Avenue.  The SUV slid into a ditch, crashed into a utility pole and then overturned.  Front seat passenger Gary L. Palms of Milwaukee was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver, Laverne W. Palms of Milwaukee, was airlifted from the scene with serious injuries.  Back seat passenger Kenneth D. Palms of Milwaukee was transported to Stanley Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

One Killed, Two Injured in Marathon County Crash

Posted by Bremer & Trollop |
Monday, November 24th, 2014

A Sunday afternoon crash north of Hatley killed one woman and injured two others.  Shortly after 1:30 p.m., a man driving a truck south on County Road Y failed to stop for a stop sign and collided with a car traveling east on County Road N, sending both vehicles off the road. The driver of the car and her two passengers were transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital to be treated for their injuries.  The driver, 18-year-old Kelliann Boswell of Birnamwood, died at the hospital.  The driver of the truck, an 18-year-old Tomahawk man, was not injured.

Three People Hospitalized After Three-Car Crash

Posted by Bremer & Trollop |
Monday, November 3rd, 2014

A three-car crash in Rudolph Township on Sunday sent three people to the hospital for their injuries.  At around 8:30 p.m., Lindsay Younger was driving southbound with 7-year-old passenger Austin Swanson on State Highway 13/34 when she crossed the center line, crashing head-on into a vehicle traveling in the northbound lane.  Kyle Schwerzel was driving the northbound vehicle with passenger Cory Kuliu. A third vehicle driven by Boleslaw Kochanowski then came upon the scene and struck the Younger vehicle.  Spirit Helicopter was called to the scene and transported Younger and Swanson to St.