Grant Accident

By: News Release
Jul 25th, 2018

One vehicle crash

On July 19, 2018 at approximately 5:33 p.m., the Grant County Sheriff's Office received a call of a one vehicle crash that occurred on Hwy 80 near Wildcat Rd in Lima township. Samuel Calabrese (73) of Mc Gregor Iowa, was traveling north on Hwy 80 when he fell asleep, drove across the roadway, over the shoulder and through some small trees. Haase's towing removed the vehicle. Samuel was not injured and drove his vehicle from the scene after Hasse's towing removed it from the trees. Platteville Fire Department and Platteville EMS were also on scene.

While a Grant County Deputy was on scene, he observed a vehicle driving south toward the crash scene at a high rate of speed. There were several fire trucks and one squad car all with emergency lights activated. There was also a firefighter wearing reflective gear and motioning to the driver to slow down. The diver did not slow down as several other members of the fire department began motioning to the driver to slow down. The driver, Miranda Lawinger, age 18 of Vandalia, IL, was cited for failure to move over/ slow down for emergency vehicles. This is a reminder to drivers if there are emergency vehicles stopped, please slow down your vehicle, move over and proceed with caution.

Personal Injury Crash 151/ Clay Hollow Road

Subjects Involved: Driver: Jessica Kuznetsov (17) Bettendorf IA. Passenger: Joshua S. Kuznetsov (17) Bettendorf IA.

Vehicles Involved: Kuznetsov was driving a 2014 Subaru Outback

On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 11:30 A.M. The Grant County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Hwy 151 south of Clay Hollow Road in Paris Township for a one vehicle rollover. It was report the vehicle rolled multiple times beforecoming to a rest in a ditch. Dickeyville Fire & Rescue were dispatched to assist.

After speaking with the operator Jessica Kuznetsov she stated while traveling south on Hwy 151 negotiating a curve her vehicle went off the right shoulder, after over correcting her steering she lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle went off the west side of the roadway and rolled multiple times before coming to a rest. Jessica & her passenger Joshua Kuznetsov were wearing their seatbelts the side airbags were deployed. The vehicle received heavy damage. Kuznetsov's were transported to the Platteville Hospital by Dickeyville Rescue. The crash remains under investigation.

The vehicle was removed by Donnie's Tire & Tow