Brian J. Geiger, 61, Dorchester, and Richard A. Rau, 64, Medford, were involved in an accident on August 7 at 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of CTH A and Swallow Drive in the town of Little Black. According to the accident report, a motorcycle operated by Geiger was westbound on CTH A approaching the intersection with Swallow Drive. A farm tractor operated by Rau and towing a piece of farm equipment was northbound on Swallow Drive and stopped for the stop sign at the intersection with CTH A. The Rau vehicle proceeded through the intersection in the front of the Geiger motorcycle. Geiger applied the brakes, causing the motorcycle to skid and slide underneath the Rau tractor, striking the undercarriage of the tractor. Rau said he looked prior to proceeding into the intersection, but did not see the motorcycle. Geiger sustained suspected serious injuries and was transported to Aspirus Medford Hospital for medical treatment. There was damage to the entire motorcycle and it was towed from the scene. There was no damage to the tractor. Failure to yield the right-of-way and looked but did not see by Rau were listed as factors in the accident. He was issued a citation for failing to yield the right-of-way from a stop sign, resulting in bodily harm.
Nancy L. Frahm, 73, Athens, and Megan M. Eckert, 21, Medford, were involved in an accident on August 10 at 1:46 p.m. in a parking lot at 805 Hwy 64 in the city of Medford. According to the accident report, the Frahm vehicle was backing out of a parking space when it struck the Eckert vehicle which was stopped in the parking lot. Eckert said when she saw the Frahm vehicle backing toward her, she stopped and sounded her horn. Frahm said she did not see the Eckert vehicle behind her. The Frahm vehicle sustained minor damage to the right rear corner. The Eckert vehicle sustained minor damage to the left front corner. Looked but did not see by Frahm was listed in the report as a factor in the accident.
Janet D. Stolp, 49, Medford, and a vehicle owned by Cynthia M. Ketterhagen, 62, Rib Lake, were involved in an accident on August 12 at 4:05 p.m. in the parking lot at Cool Noggins, 649 S. Eighth St. in the city of Medford. According to the accident report, the Stolp vehicle was backing out of a parking space and struck the legallyparked Ketterhagen vehicle, damaging the front driver’s side quarter panel. Stolp said she did not see the Ketterhagen vehicle behind her. There was no damage to the Stolp vehicle.
The following deer-related accident was reported: Tim E. Brandner, 58, Medford, on August 16 at 1:38 p.m. on Hwy 13 in the town of Little Black.