One Dead, Another in Critical Condition After Collision in Wood County

A tragic incident unfolded on December 26th around 1:30 p.m. near Day Road in Auburndale, as reported by the Wood County Sheriff’s Office.

An eastbound car on US Hwy 10 attempted to pass a semi-truck when an SUV, traveling in the wrong direction on the westbound lane, collided head-on with the car.

An SUV was traveling the wrong way on Hwy 10 and collided with another vehicle head-on:

Fatalities and Critical Injuries

The collision resulted in the immediate death of the car’s driver at the crash site.

Meanwhile, a passenger from the same car sustained minor injuries and was transported to Marshfield Medical Center.

The SUV’s driver, the sole occupant, was rushed to Marshfield Medical Center in critical condition.

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As investigators piece together the details, the circumstances leading to the SUV traveling in the wrong direction remain under scrutiny.

The Wood County authorities continue their thorough investigation into this devastating crash.

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