WHO Involved: Sean P Burns, 44, of Richland Center, WI
WHERE Incident Happened: County Highway Q at Chicken Ridge Road
What happened: Sheriff Clay Porter reports on 06/23/2023 at approximately 10:20 pm the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, Richland Center Fire Department, and Richland EMS responded to the area of County HWY Q and Chicken Ridge Rd for the report of a UTV Crash with injuries. Investigation of the incident showed 44 year old Sean Burns to be the lone occupant/operator of the UTV in question. While traveling Eastbound on County HWY Q near Chicken Ridge Rd, control of the UTV was lost while attempting to negotiate a corner. This caused the UTV to overturn in the roadway, resulting in injury to the operator. Burns was transported by Richland EMS to the Richland Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Speed and alcohol are believed to be contributing factors in the crash.
ARREST or CHARGES: Cited for Intoxicated Operation of ATV/UTV State Statute 23.33(4c)(a)1
Other Agencies Involved: Richland EMS and Richland Center Fire Department