Cedar Grove Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Crash Near Campbellsport

(Campbellsport) A Cedar Grove man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash yesterday (Saturday) near Campbellsport. The Fond du Lac County Communications Center received a call just after noon reporting the incident on County Highway GGG near Forest Lake Road in the Town of Auburn. 

Initial information indicated the motorcycle operator had significant injuries and was not conscious or alert. The Sheriff’s Office, along with Campbellsport Fire, Campbellsport EMS, and Fond du Lac City Paramedics responded to the crash scene.  The 54-year-old was transported from the scene and flown by medical helicopter to ThedaCare with serious injuries. 

Authorities say that the motorcycle operator was traveling too fast approaching a curve in the roadway and attempted to brake to negotiate the curve.  He was unable to negotiate the curve and lost control, traveling across the roadway striking a fence and several trees before coming to rest down an embankment. 

The operator was not wearing a helmet, was not familiar with the roadway and traveling in excess of the posted 35-mile-per-hour speed limit. The crash remains under investigation by the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office.