Vehicle fails to negotiate turn, hit by semi in Babcock
For the Rapids City Times
BABCOCK – On Nov. 13 at 7 a.m., the Wood County Central Dispatch received a report of a car versus semi accident in the village of Babcock on State Hwy 80.
When Wood County deputies arrived, they discovered that a southbound vehicle failed to negotiate the curve and struck a northbound semi truck trailer.
The driver of the semi was not injured. The driver of the vehicle was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated by the Pittsville and Remington Fire departments. The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle and was flown to Marshfield Medical Center.
Speed and alcohol are not believed to be factors in this crash.
The sheriff and fire departments were assisted by Nekoosa Ambulance and Life Link III.
The names of the drivers have not been released.