Accidents recorded in Waushara County

•10/06/19: A one-vehicle accident occurred at 12:30 p.m. on N1985 STH 49 southbound, Town of Aurora. Eric Christopher Nason, 35, Oshkosh, failed to negotiate a curve and have control of vehicle. Nason overcorrected and began spinning out on the blacktop, striking the curb. He also hitting a fire number sign and numerous trees before the vehicle rolled onto the driver’s side. Nason fled from the scene and later reported his truck as stolen. A Charge of Obstructing has been sent to the Waushara County District Attorney’s Office, and citations for Non-registration of Auto, Etc., Operating Left of Center Line, Failure to Keep Vehicle Under Control, Failure of Operator to Notify Police of Accident, and Hit and Run-Property Adjacent to Highway were issued.

•10/08/19: A two-vehicle accident occurred at 11:35 a.m. at the Wautoma Shell Gas Station/Taco Johns Parking Lot. The second vehicle was legally parked, when Ronald W. Volkman, 72, Wautoma, pulled into the stall and side swiped the second vehicle, causing scuffing and paint transfer to the bumper. Volkman was approached by the owner and asked about information exchange. Volkman left the scene of the accident without exchanging information. Citations for Hit and Run-Unattended Vehicle, Inattentive Driving, and Operate Motor Vehicle W/O Insurance were issued to Volkman.

•10/13/19: A two-vehicle accident occurred at 5:40 p.m. on STH 49 southbound, Town of Bloomfield. Jason T. Mueller, 32, Eden, and a witness stated a white Audi SUV (possible Illinois plate) was at the stop sign on S CTH A and STH 49. The white Audi pulled out in front of Mueller, who was traveling southbound on STH 49. Mueller swerved to miss the white Audi and entered the ditch. The Audi drove off on STH 49 northbound. A witness attempted to catch up to the vehicle for a registration plate; however, the driver accelerated at a fast rate and was not located.

 

Deer Accidents:

•10/06/19: 7:17 p.m., CTH I northbound, Town of Bloomfield. Jessica Elizabeth Handrich, 31, Manawa.

•10/07/19: 6:45 p.m., CTH F westbound, Town of Marion. Dale Richard Burkhouse, 59, Wautoma.

•10/09/19: 5:40 a.m., CTH S southbound, Town of Mount Morris. Paul John Zagorski, 33, Wautoma.