Two people were injured in an early morning car crash Thursday in Sturtevant.
Sturtevant police and South Shore fire responded at 7:35 a.m. to the corner of Washington Avenue and Wisconsin Street for a report of a two-car accident.
Rescue crews from SSFD extricated Leroy Wahlstrom, 65, of Racine, and transported him to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee for serious injuries.Wahlstrom was in critical condition when medical personnel at Froedtert wheeled him into surgery for a broken femur, thigh and ankle, according to a press release from Sturtevant police Chief Sean Marschke.
The second driver, Jeffrey Cupps, 56, of Waukesha, was taken to Wheaton Franciscan St. Mary’s for treatment of minor injuries. He was later released.
Mount Pleasant police and Wisconsin State Patrol are assisting in the investigation of the accident. Speed is considered a factor in this incident.