Washington Island woman injured in crash near Oshkosh

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A 70-year-old Washington Island woman was seriously injured Thursday afternoon in a crash along U.S. 41 in Winnebago County.

The Wisconsin State Patrol reports the woman was driving a Mercedes Benz ML350 northbound when the car ran off the road and struck a bridge concrete barrier at County Z south of Oshkosh at 1:39 p.m.

One lane of traffic was temporarily shutdown at the scene of the crash to allow EMS and the tow truck remove the driver and vehicle. She was transported to Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah by Oshkosh Fire Department EMS.

Other agencies responding included the Town of Nekimi Fire Department, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department, and Fond du Lac County Sheriffs Department.

The cause of the crash was still under investigation, and the woman’s name has not yet been released.