Two Vehicle Serious Injury Crash in Hay River Township


DATE OF RELEASE: 11/22/2021 INCIDENT #: D21-01681 SUBJECT: Two-Vehicle Serious Injury Crash AUTHORIZED BY: Sheriff Kevin Bygd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

At 1:27 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2021, the Dunn County Communications Center received a report of a two-vehicle head-on crash on 980th Ave, west of 370th St. in Hay River township. The caller reported one of the vehicle’s involved was on fire with two occupants entrapped.


The Dunn County Sheriff's Office, Boyceville Police Department, Boyceville Fire and EMS, Menomonie EMS, Wisconsin State Patrol and two life-link helicopters responded to the scene.


Upon arrival, Deputies and Officers were able to free the two occupants from the burning vehicle.


The preliminary investigation indicates a Dodge Neon with two occupants was eastbound on 980th Ave and a Chevrolet Silverado with one occupant was westbound. The two vehicles hit head-on at the crest of a hill.


The two occupants of the Dodge Neon sustained serious injuries and were airlifted from the scene by Life-link helicopters. The one occupant of the Chevrolet Silverado was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.


The crash remains under investigation by the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol.


The names of the occupants are being withheld pending family notification.


Sheriff Kevin Bygd


Dunn County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.


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