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Complete Winnebago County, WI accident reports and news.

Accidents in Winnebago County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Winnebago County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Winnebago County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Winnebago County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Where to find legal assistance after a Winnebago County injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Wisconsin injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Wisconsin wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Green Bay - Appleton injury attorney can do to help.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Tue, 05/31/2016 Pedestrian Accident William M. Wanamaker, 77, dies after being struck by car at East Forest Avenue and Commercial Street in Neenah, Wisconsin
Tue, 05/24/2016 Car Accident 3 injured in 2-vehicle crash at County Highway A and E. Snell Road in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Sun, 04/17/2016 Motorcycle Accident Man, 40, and woman, 33, seriously injured in motorcycle crash on Highway 45 in Winchester, Wisconsin
Wed, 04/13/2016 Car Accident Tayla Slomski, 23, killed and four injured in car wreck on State Highway 76 in Vinland, Wisconsin
Sat, 04/02/2016 Car Accident 30-year-old woman and 23-year-old man suffer life-threatening injuries in four-vehicle collision on I-41 South and Snell Road in Oshkosh, WI
Fri, 03/04/2016 Car Accident Moriah Munsch, 19, killed, and two people injured in crash at Oakridge and County Road CB in Neenah, Wisconsin
Tue, 09/15/2015 Car Accident Several people critically injured in head-on collision on Highway 26 in Town of Nekimi, Wisconsin
Wed, 09/09/2015 Other Type of Accident Tyler S. Peterson, 20, falls 5 stories to his death in industrial accident on Hazel Street in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Wed, 07/22/2015 Aircraft Accident At least 3 injured after small plane carrying 5 people crashes at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Mon, 10/06/2014 Car Accident Joshua P. Ronnfeldt, 32, charged in rollover crash that killed Carmine DeAngelis, 53, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Sun, 09/07/2014 Motorcycle Accident Motorcycle passenger Connie L. Brick, 56, killed in collision with deer on county road in Winnebago County
Tue, 07/01/2014 Aircraft Accident James Sakowski, 57, killed in small plane crash in Winnebago County on July 2.
Wed, 03/26/2014 Car Accident Two people injured, taken to hospital, after a sheriff's van, transporting a prisoner, slid off Highway 45 near Winneconne and overturned.
Sat, 01/25/2014 Car Accident Trooper Justin Hansen, struck and injured by car driven by Brian Van Lankveldt, 41, on Highway 41 in Menasha, Wisconsin