Girl, 12, injured in car accident in Trempealeau County

September 25, 2018

INDEPENDENCE, Wis. — A 12-year-old girl was taken to a hospital with minor injuries after a two-car collision near the intersection of Osseo Road and Indee Boulevard on Saturday afternoon.

According to a release from the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department, a vehicle was slowing down on Osseo Road to make a left-hand turn into a private driveway. A second vehicle rear-ended the first vehicle, causing substantial damage to both.

The driver of the second vehicle was cited for inattentive driving. The 12-year-old girl was in the second vehicle.

No other injuries were reported.

The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Independence First Responders, the Independence Fire Department and the Arcadia Ambulance Service.

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