Grant Accidents

Single Vehicle Roll Over

On January 8, 2022 at 5:46 pm, Ryan Gallardo (24) of Decorah Iowa was traveling West on County U near Pigeon River Road in his 2009 Ford Edge with his wife Nicole Castillo (29) and their three children. Ryan began to slide on the icy road and lost control causing the vehicle to roll approximately four times before coming to rest upright in the lane of traffic. Nicole and all three children were transported to Grant Regional Hospital by Cassville EMS with minor injuries, and Cassville Fire assisted on scene. The vehicle was removed from the roadway by Donnie's Towing.

Vehicle vs. Utility Pole/OWI Arrest

On Sunday, January 9, 2022, at 1:38am, Boscobel Police notified the Grant County Sheriff's Office of a vehicle vs. utility pole collision on Wisconsin Ave in the city of Boscobel. At that time, the Boscobel officer was processing an OWI arrest and stated he believed the driver involved in the collision was previously the passenger involved in his OWI arrest who was supposed to be waiting for a sober driver to arrive. Grant County Sheriff's Office assisted with the collision. The driver, Sara Stowell (40) of Wauzeka, Wisconsin, was attempting to operate the vehicle after the OWI arrest of her husband, when she drove up over the curb and collided with the utility pole. Stowell stated she was not injured. The vehicle, a 2015 Ford Edge, was towed away by Bill Doan's Towing of Fennimore, Wisconsin due to disabling damage to the front passenger side of the vehicle. During the investigation it was determined Stowell was under the influence of intoxicants and subsequently arrested for Operating While Intoxicated 1st offense.


One Vehicle Crash in Cassville Township

On January 10, 2022 at 7:46 AM the Grant County Sheriff's Office Disatch Center received a report of a one vehicle crash on Cadwell Road and Millstream Lane with injuries. Barbara Esser, age 78 of Cassville, was operating a 2017 Buick Encore east on Cadwell Road with passenger Donald Esser, also of Cassville, when the vehicle crossed the center line into the westbound lane, traveling into the ditch on the north side of the roadway driving over a culvert before coming to a rest in the ditch. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by Cassville EMS and Cassville Fire Department. The vehicle was driven from the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

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