On Monday, December 30, 2013, Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Deputies cited an 89-year-old male driver from Cudahy for driving the wrong way on U.S. Highway 794. The man was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway around 12:30 P.M. A witness spotted the wrong way driver exiting the highway at Pennsylvania Avenue, where he was then stopped by Cudahy police. According to the authorities, the driver showed no signs of impairment and stated that he got confused at the Howard Avenue ramp for the highway. In addition to being cited for wrong way driving, the man will be required to retest with the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles to keep his driver’s license.
The Milwaukee automobile accident lawyers of Samster, Konkel & Safran seek to prevent automobile accidents. In fact, we are involved in a campaign to end automobile accidents caused by distracted driving, such as texting while driving. Blue thumb bands are available for drivers to show their pledge to not text and drive. Visit our office at 1110 North Old World Third Street, Suite 405, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53203, e-mail our office at email@example.com, or call our office at (414) 455-1639 to get the thumb bands. Please be on the lookout for our public service announcements on television, radio and the internet. Also, if you know of a school or group looking to have a distracted driving presentation provided, please contact us and one of our attorneys would be happy to provide a free presentation and thumb bands.