Four people injured in Monroe County crash

Courtesy of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Four people were injured, two with possibly serious injuries, during a crash in Jefferson Township Sunday afternoon. One of the vehicles failed to yield to the right of way before it was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

The incident happened at the State Highway 33 and County Highway D intersection.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, officers found a Kia Sedona with heavy front end damage next to a Dodge Journey with heavy front end damage, in a ditch. The Kia failed to yield the right of way from the stop sign before it was then struck by the oncoming Dodge.

The driver of the Dodge was flown by Gundersen AIR to a nearby medical facility for possible serious injuries. The passenger was taken to a medical facility by ambulance for possible serious injuries.

The two occupants of the Kia sustained minor injuries. The driver was cited for failure to yield to the right of way from a stop sign causing injury.

The Cashton Police Department, Cashton Fire Department, Cashton First Responders, Tri-State Ambulance, Sparta Area Ambulance and Monroe County 911 Communications Center assisted during the incident.

The names of the people involved in the crash have not yet been released.

Authorities continue to investigate the crash.