Crash in town of Warner injures two
By Adam Hocking
WARNER— A two-vehicle crash injured both drivers in the town of Warner on Thursday evening. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a crash around 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 24. The crash took place near the intersection of State Highway 73 and Lovers Road, according to a news release from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
The release said that a black Dodge truck driven by a 19-year-old Owen-Withee man was headed south on Highway 73 when it entered the northbound lane and struck a red Dodge truck head on. The red Dodge was driven by a 17-year-old male from the Loyal area with a 17-year-old passenger also in the vehicle. The passenger was unhurt.
According to the release, the black Dodge came to rest in the northbound lane, and the red Dodge came to rest in a ditch.
The drivers of both vehicles involved in the crash were transported to Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. The 19-year-old man is said to be in good condition according to a hospital spokesman. The condition of the 17-year-old male is not known. Alcohol, the release said, is not believed to be a factor in the crash. All individuals involved in the crash were wearing seatbelts.