Driver hurt in crash after wind causes distraction

By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email
By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email

TOWN OF OTTER CREEK, Wis. (WEAU) – Investigators say a woman who was injured in a crash got distracted when the wind blew papers around inside her SUV.

It happened around 3:45 p.m. Thursday on Barka Road near County Road R, which is south of Augusta. The woman was headed east on Barka when the crash happened.

The woman, who was alone in the SUV, was taken to the hospital.

The Mayo One helicopter responded, but did not pick up the woman.

WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 172732701 -
Gray Television, Inc.