One person was injured after a pickup truck, which was hauling a camel to a nearby zoo, crashed into a car on Highway G at Highway V on Wednesday, according to the Caledonia Police Department.

A 35-year-old Milwaukee woman was cited for failing to yield the right of way from a stop sign, causing injury at noon.

The woman, who was driving her car southbound on Highway V, told police that her flip-flop got caught and she was not able to stop at the stop sign. The pick-up truck, which was eastbound on Highway G, crashed into the car and went into a ditch on the south side of the road.

The driver, who has a possible broken leg and complained of back pain, had the camel in the back of the trailer that they were taking to Jo-Don Farms, 5907 Nicholson Road.

The woman, a three-year-old child and the camel were not injured in the crash, according to police.

 

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.