Donald K. Hardy, 36, Medford, and Mark M. Emmerich, 58, Medford, were involved in an accident on September 4 at 1:47 p.m. at 140 S. Eighth St. in the city of Medford. According to the accident report, the Hardy vehicle was in the drive-through at McDonald’s when the Emmerich vehicle pulled in behind him and struck the passenger side rear corner of his vehicle. Emmerich said he was having a bad day and his vehicle didn’t stop in time because he had pressed the wrong pedal. There was no reported damage to the Emmerich vehicle.
Peter P. Nelson, 60, Ogema, and Keri A. Baselt, 43, Glen Flora, were involved in an accident on September 8 at 1:15 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy 13 and CTH D in the town of Westboro. According to the accident report, the Nelson vehicle was northbound on Hwy 13. The Baselt vehicle was westbound on CTH D, stopped for the stop sign at the intersection with Hwy 13, and proceeded to cross Hwy 13 in front of the Nelson vehicle. Nelson sustained serious injuries in the accident and was transported to Aspirus Medford Hospital for medical treatment. Baselt and a passenger in the vehicle, Bryan G. Baselt, 42, Ingram, also sustained injuries in the accident and were also transported to Aspirus Medford Hospital for medical treatment. The Nelson vehicle sustained damage to the front and entire right side. The Baselt vehicle sustained damage to the front, right front corner, right side front, right side middle, left front corner, left side front and left side middle. Failure to yield the right-of-way by Baselt was listed in the report as a factor in the accident.
David J. Eisner, 43, Algonquin, Ill., was involved in an accident on August 24 at 4:05 p.m. on Lake Shore Drive in the town of Rib Lake. According to the accident report, the Eisner vehicle was southbound on Lake Shore Drive. According to a witness, the vehicle almost entered the ditch twice on Lake Shore Drive. The vehicle passed through the intersection with Fawn Avenue and entered the west ditch. The report stated Eisner exhibited
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signs of being impaired. Eisner was transported by ambulance to Aspirus Medford Hospital and after medical clearance, was arrested for operating while under the influence-third offense. There was no damage to the vehicle and was towed from the scene. Failure to control and the driver’s condition were listed in the report as factors in the accident. Eisner was issued citations for operating while under the influence-third offense, operating without a valid license-first offense, failure to keep vehicle under control and failure of occupant to notify police of an accident.
The following deer-related accident were reported: Jeffrey G. Kraschnewski, 31, Medford, on September 8 at 5:46 p.m. on Castle Road in the town of Medford.
Renee F. Rendahl, 64, Medford, on September 8 at 7:43 p.m. on CTH E in the town of Hammel.
Brian J. Dyrcz, 56, Medford, on September 9 at 6:35 a.m. on Hwy 64 in the town of Browning.