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One extricated from vehicle, two taken by ambulance to hospital after crash near Coon Valley



Drivers of both the 2017 Dodge Caravan (left) and the 2011 Ford F-150 had to be taken to the hospital on May 8, 2024, after the minivan rear-ended the Ford on Highway 14 outside of Coon Valley (PHOTO: Vernon County Sheriff's Office).

Two drivers had to be taken by ambulance to the hospital, after a minivan rear-ended a full-size truck just outside of Coon Valley.

The incident happened around noon Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 14 and Brinkman Ridge Road, in Hamburg, Wis.

According to the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department, that’s where the 41-year-old driver of a 2017 Dodge Caravan rear-ended a 2011 Ford F-150 that was waiting to turn left onto Brinkman Road.

The Coon Valley Fire Department had to extricate the minivan driver from her vehicle. Both she and the 64-year-old man driving the Ford were taken to Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

A child also sustained minor injuries.

Highway 14 was shut down in both directions for about 45 minutes, and then one lane was closed for another 45.

The sheriff’s department said the crash is still under investigation.

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