On July 3rd, 2018 at approximately 1:20 P.M. Ronald Rood, 58 of Viroqua, WI was operating a motorcycle Westbound on US Hwy 14. While traveling Westbound on US Hwy 14 an unidentified dark colored car crossed the center line of the road forcing Rood to swerve to avoid a crash. After swerving Rood lost control of his motorcycle and Rood was thrown from motorcycle coming to rest on the east shoulder of the the roadway. Rood’s motorcycle continued into the east ditch line where it came to rest and the unidentified vehicle continued east bound on US Hwy 14 not stopping for the crash. Rood was transport by Richland EMS to the Richland Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
This accident remains under investigation by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.
OTHER AGENCIES INVOLVED: Richland County EMS and Richland Center Fire Department