On August 13, 2018, at approximately 2:10 p.m., the Crawford County Communications Center was notified of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Hwy 35 and E. LaPointe Street in Prairie du Chien.
It was determined that a 2018 Jeep, driven by 75 year old Carolyn Clements of Decorah Iowa, attempted to make a left turn onto E. LaPointe Street and was struck by a 2000 Buick, driven by 89 year old Irmagard Hogenson of Prairie du Chien, which was traveling north through the intersection.
As a result of the crash, the Clements vehicle ended up on its side and Ms. Clements was trapped inside. Ms. Clements was removed from the vehicle by the Prairie du Chien Fire Department Jaws of Life. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage as a result of the crash.
Both drivers were taken to Crossing Rivers Health for treatment of their injuries.
The Prairie du Chien Police Department was assisted at the scene by the Prairie du Chien Fire Department, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, Milo’s Towing, Bob’s Towing, and Gunderson Tri-State EMS. (photo courtesy of Prairie du Chien Police Dept.)