Five Injured In Two Vehicle Crash Near Columbus

(Town of Elba) Three people were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday near Columbus. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of State Highway 16-60 and County Highway TT in the Town of Elba at 4:47pm.

The 40-year-old driver and sole occupant of a Mitsubishi collided with a Subaru with three children. The 31-year-old driver of the Subaru and a ten-year-old front seat passenger were both flown to UW Madison by MedFlight. All three sustained serious injuries.

The driver of the Mitsubishi was transported by ambulance to UW Hospital. The sheriff drove a four-year-old and five-year old, who were in the backseat of the Subaru and sustained minor injuries, to the Madison hospital to be reunited with family.

The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Team. Dodge County was assisted by the Columbus Police Department, Waterloo EMS, Watertown EMS, Beaver Dam EMS, Lifestar, Columbus Fire, MedFlight, and the Dodge County Emergency Response Team.

 

 

Posted 6:15pm Friday

(Columbus) Five people were injured, some seriously, in a two-vehicle crash outside Columbus Friday. Authorities responded to the intersection of County TT and Highway 16-60 at 4:58pm. Columbus Fire Public Information Officer Jerrod Fox tells DailyDodge that two were flown to Madison with serious injuries while a third was taken to Madison by ambulance. Among them, two adult females and a minor. Two other minors were taken to area hospitals by ambulance. Fox says those trying to enter or exit Columbus on Highway 16-60 will see traffic rerouted for several hours. The Dodge County Sheriff’s is investigating, and their Emergency Response Team is handling traffic. Waterloo, Beaver Dam and Lifestar Ambulance were among the other agencies assisting.