Medical emergency suspected after driver crashed into home in Elmwood
Published: Mar. 31, 2023 at 2:03 PM CDT
ELMWOOD, Wis. (WEAU) - A man was taken to the hospital after his truck crashed into a home in Elmwood. Police say a medical emergency may have caused the driver to go off the road.
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office says officers responded to a call about the accident on Thursday, March 30th at approximately 4:05 pm.
The driver was identified as Patrick Bechel, 75, from Elmwood. Bechel was traveling on West Winter Ave when he drove off the roadway and hit the back of a house at 1224 W. Winter Ave.
Bechel was believed to have suffered from a medical situation which caused the accident, and he was transported to Mayo Menomonie Hospital in Menomonie with undetermined injuries.
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