Grant Accidents

By: News Release
Aug 7th, 2019

Motorcycle crash two injured 

On August 5, 2019 at approximately 3:38 p.m., Leo Casper, age 75 of rural Lancaster, was operating his 2013 Honda Goldwing westbound on Highway 18, nearing Kies Lane in Mount Hope Township, with a passenger, Marlene Casper, age 69 also of rural Lancaster. Leo stated traffic was slowing in front of him when Marlene yelled car. Leo stated he hit the brakes and the bike went over on the right side. Both parties were ejected from the motorcycle. The Motorcycle slid about 150 feet and came to rest in the west bound lane of traffic. Both parties were transported for non life threating injuries to Grant Regional by West Grant Rescue. Also assisting at the scene was Mount Hope fire department. The crash remains under investigation. 

One vehcile roll over 

On August 5, 2019, at approximately 9:36 p.m., the Grant County Sheriff's Office was notified of a one vehicle roll over. Michael P. Taber, age 21 of rural Platteville, was traveling east on Crosscut Road when he lost control of his 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer in the heavy rain. Taber's vehicle rolled twice coming to rest on the right side. Taber was injured in the crash and transported to Southwest Health Care in Platteville for treatment. The vehicle sustained severe damage and was towed by Precision Automotive of Platteville.