Two people hurt in motorcycle crashes in Vernon Co.

By  | 


Vernon County Sheriff John B. Spears reports that a motorcycle crash occurred Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 1:45 PM, in the Town of Jefferson west of Viroqua.

John R. Simacek, age 83, of Apple Valley, MN was westbound on State Highway 56 when he lost control of his motorcycle. Simacek went into the ditch and was ejected off his motorcycle. Another motorcycle driven by Scott D. Johnson, age 45 of Onalaska was following Simacek slowing down and was unable stop. Johnson struck another motorcycle and went into went into the ditch. Johnson was ejected from his motorcycle.

Both Simacek and Johnson sustained injuries and were transported to Vernon Memorial Hospital for treatment by Tri-State Ambulance. Simacek was wearing a helmet and Johnson was not.

Assisting the sheriff’s office at the scene was Viroqua Police Department, Viroqua Fire Department and Tri-State Ambulance.

The accident remains under investigation by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office.

The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from the viewers but we are not obligated to post comments we feel inappropriate or violate our guidelines. Here are some of the criteria you should follow when posting comments:

Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. Children and families visit this site. We will delete comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.

We will delete all comments using hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our web site.

Comments should not attack other readers personally.

We will delete comments we deem offensive, in bad taste, or out of bounds. We are not obligated to post comments that are rude or insensitive.

We do not edit user-submitted comments.

As a host WEAU 13 News welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However, we have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason WEAU 13 News reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus