The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a two vehicle crash that took place on Saturday morning that resulted in injuries to two parties. The Sheriff’s Department says at about 9:23 A.M. at State Hwy. 131 at Highland Ave a vehicle driven Jon H. Wagner, 55, of Tomah was travelling west on Highland Ave and was going to continue west onto Heritage Ave (after crossing St Hwy 131), another vehicle driven by Bret A. Martyniuk, 28, of Tomah was travelling southbound on St Hwy 131. Mr. Wagner had a stop sign for his lane of travel. Mr. Wagner failed to yield the right of way to Mr. Martyniuk’s vehicle when he crossed St Hwy 131. Both vehicles collided in the intersection on St Hwy 131. The vehicle that Mr. Wagner was driving received severe damage from the collision and came to rest on St Hwy 131. Mr. Martyniuk’s vehicle also received severe damage from the crash and came to rest in the southwest ditch at the intersection of St Hwy 131 at Heritage Ave. resting on its passenger’s side.
Mr. Wagner was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Mr. Martyniuk was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Mr. Martyniuk received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the crash and he refused medical treatment at the scene. Mr. Wagner received a serious injury as a result of the crash and was taken to the Tomah Memorial Hospital by the Tomah Area Ambulance Service.
Assisting the Sheriff’s Office at the scene were the Oakdale Fire Department, the Oakdale First Responders, the Tomah Area Rescue Techs, the Tomah Area Ambulance Service, the Monroe County Dispatch Center and the Wisconsin State Patrol.
The crash remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin State Patrol.
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