Three Vehicle Accident in Monroe County
A three vehicle crash in the Township of Angelo leaves one person injured. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office was notified on Saturday evening of the crash happened on Haven Avenue. Police say that 42-year-old Ryan Burkhalter of rural Sparta was plowing snow across the road from his driveway with his ATV. As he was doing this, 22-year-old Garrett Benzing of rural Sparta was westbound on Haven Ave and at the same time, 19-year-old Kyle Burkhalter of Sparta was eastbound. As Benzing was attempting to go around the ATV, Ryan Burkhalter backed up into the path of Benzing’s vehicle. This caused Benzing’s vehicle to strike the ATV, causing injury to Ryan Burkhalter. Benzing’s vehicle then slid into the front end of Kyle Burkhalter’s vehicle. The ATV driver was transported by ambulance to Gundersen Hospital in La Crosse with non-life threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported.
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