Dump truck-vehicle collision near Cottage Grove

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From the Dane County Sheriff's Dept: 


September 11, 2018 – At 7:31 AM Dane County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Wisconsin State Patrol, Cottage Grove Fire, McFarland EMS, Deergrove EMS, and Madison EMS  responded to a two-vehicle crash on USH 12 westbound at Femrite Drive in the Town of Cottage Grove.  

A Subaru Forester driven by Shelley Sparkes-Egner from Madison with a juvenile passenger was northbound on Siggelkow Road.  At the stop sign for US Hwy 12, Sparkes-Egner proceeded north through the intersection towards Femrite Drive and was struck by a Peterbilt dump-truck driving westbound on USH 12.  The driver of the dump-truck, Casey Achenbach from Belleville, swerved in an unsuccessful attempt to miss the Subaru and flipped onto its side, spilling dirt onto the highway.  The dump-truck struck the front passenger side of the Subaru.

Sparkes-Egner, her juvenile passenger, and Achenbach were wearing seatbelts and transported to local hospitals for non-life threatening injuries.  

Westbound USH 12 is expected to be shut down until approximately 12:00 PM.

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