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Inattentive driving results in crash, fine.

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SUV that rear-ended a log truck 8/13/13.  Photo: Portage County Sheriff's Department
SUV that rear-ended a log truck 8/13/13. Photo: Portage County Sheriff's Department

PLOVER, Wis. (WSAU) -  A driver was taken to the hospital after learning the hard way to pay attention while driving. Portage County Sheriff’s Department investigators say the driver of an SUV became distracted and rear-ended a loaded logging truck.

The crash happened on Highway 54 near 90th Street at 11:28 a.m. Tuesday.

The name of the male driver was not released, but deputies say his injuries were not life threatening. The driver’s wallet will be bruised as well, since he was cited for inattentive driving. The SUV was badly damaged.

 

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