Two separate head-on crashes in Fond du Lac County caused by drivers crossing the center line
FOND DU LAC COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Fond du Lac Sheriff's Office responded to two head-on crashes Saturday afternoon.
The first was reported around 4:06 p.m. on County Highway K near Drumlin Drive in the town of Ashford. The initial investigation shows that a car driving south on Highway K driven by 58-year-old Kenneth Gudux of Campbellsport crossed the center line and hit a pickup truck driven north by 15-year-old Blake Wondra of Lomira.
Gudex suffered serious injuries and was taken by Flight for Life to Theda Care Regional Medical Center in Neenah. Wondra and a passenger in his pickup, 64-year-old Dennis Wondra were treated at the scene and released.
Gudex was not wearing a seat belt and alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.
The second crash was reported around 5:26 p.m. on County Highway M near Gallagher Road in the town of Waupun. Evidence at the scene indicates that a car driven north on Highway M by a 20-year-old Ripon area man crossed the center line and hit a car driving south head-on by a 62-year-old woman from Ripon.
The man suffered serious injuries and was taken by Flight for Life to Theda Care Regional Medical Center in Neenah. The woman was taken to Waupun Hospital for her injuries. Both drivers were pinned in their cars and had to be extricated.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts and alcohol is not considered a factor in the crash.