Milk Truck-Car Accident

Milk Truck vs. Car

On January 11, 2022 at 5:41 AM the Grant County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a report of a two vehicle crash at U.S. Highway 61 and County Road T involving a milk truck vs. a car. Oakley Williams, age 20 of Richland Center, was traveling west on County Road T and was approaching the intersection with U.S. Highway 61 when he did not stop at the stop sign at the intersection. Williams was attempting to make a left turn onto U.S. Highway 61 to travel south, when Michael Volden, age 58 of Viroqua, was traveling south on U.S. Highway 61 in a 2019 Freightliner, milk truck, owned by Organic Valley. Williams pulled into the intersection in front of Volden. Volden's vehicle struck the rear passenger side corner panel and pushed the vehicle onto County Road T, west of U.S. Highway 61. Volden's vehicle sustained damage to the front passenger side bumper and corner panel. Williams vehicle was removed from the scene by Doan's Towing of Fennimore. There were no injuries reported as a result of the crash. Williams was cited for Failure to Stop at Stop Sign and Failure to Yield the Right of Way Making a Left Turn and also a written warning for Operate Motor Vehicle without Proof of Insurance.