Two People Injured In A Single Vehicle Accident Near Portage

Two people were injured in a single vehicle accident on Highway 39 near Portage early Sunday. The State Patrol reported that a trooper was trying to stop a car for traffic violations when the driver of the car accelerated, lost control and crashed. The driver, 25 year old Jason Davis of Portage, was taken by Med Flight to UW Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. A passenger in the car, 23 year old Bret Thome of Portage, was treated and released. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash