Motor Vehicle Collision: four injured in two-car crash on I-43

Motor Vehicle Collision: four injured in two-car crash on I-43


Legal News for Wisconsin Auto Accident Attorneys. Four people were injured in a two-vehicle collision in Sheboygan County.

Wisconsin auto accident attorney alerts- EMS teams responded to car crash scene after four people suffered injuries.

Sheboygan County, WI—A two-vehicle crash left four people injured on Interstate 43 on Sunday, January 31, 2010. The violent wreck reportedly occurred prior to 6 p.m. near Wisconsin Highway 23, according to information provided by

A vehicle driven by 21-year-old Yia Thao, allegedly tried to merge onto southbound I-43 from WIS 23, when the car reportedly made an unexpected left turn, crashing into another vehicle. At the time of the motor vehicle collision (MVC), 45-year-old Renee A. LaFleur was driving the other car involved. Thao’s car allegedly came to a rest in the median of the roadway with LaFleur’s stopped in the left lane of I-43. A passenger in Thao’s car was reportedly ejected from the vehicle upon impact.

Emergency medical services (EMS) teams responded to the accident scene to transport the injured victims to hospitals for treatment by medical professionals. Thao, who suffered serious injuries, was transported to Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center for treatment. Ka Youa Lee, 21, who was ejected in the wreck, was taken to St. Nicholas Hospital. LaFleur and a passenger in her car, Shirley LaFleur, 68, were transported to St. Nicholas for minor injuries. A Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department officer reportedly cited Thao for “unsafe lane deviation”. It is unknown whether investigations regarding the incident have been completed.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), there were 2,455 crashes reported in Sheboygan County in 2008.

Legal News Reporter: Sandra Quinlan- Legal News for Wisconsin Auto Accident Lawyers.

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