Two-Vehicle Crash

On June 1, 2021, at 10:15 am, the Crawford County Communications Center received a report of a two-vehicle traffic crash on STH 35 at Cliffwood Dr. in the Prairie du Chien Township. A 2012 Chevy Express Van, operated by Curtis L Gerhard, age 64 of Dubuque IA, was northbound on STH 35 making a left turn onto Cliff Haven Rd. when a 2009 Ford Escape, operated by Theresa L. Walsh, age 53 of Prairie du Chien, rear ended the vehicle. Walsh was northbound on STH 35 when she became distracted by a dog within the vehicle. Walsh looked away from the roadway and rear-ended Gerhard’s vehicle. Walsh was issued a citation for Inattentive Driving. EMS assisted on the scene for minor injury. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by Prairie du Chien Police Department, Tri State Regional EMS, Bridgeport Fire Department, Bridgeport First Responders and Bob’s Towing.