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Fond du Lac Police help two people injured in different crashes Friday night

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Posted at 11:40 AM, Sep 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-03 12:40:10-04

FOND DU LAC (NBC 26)  — Fond du Lac officials helped two different people who were injured in traffic crashes Friday night, according to the city's police department.

The first crash happened at approximately 9:16 p.m. Friday, when the Fond du Lac Police Department said officers and firefighters responded to the area of Scott Street and Mill Street for a report of a person with a scooter who was struck by a vehicle.

The investigation into this accident is in the preliminary stages. Fond du Lac Police believe that the person with the scooter was trying to cross Scott Street northbound by Mill Street. A 53-year-old Fond du Lac resident was operating a vehicle traveling westbound on Scott Street.

The individual with the scooter was struck by the vehicle as they attempted to cross the street. The individual was initially transported by Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue to SSM Health (St. Agnes) and later transported by Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue to Froedtert Hospital-Milwaukee with life-threatening injuries.

Police are still attempting to positively identify the individual with the scooter. Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to call the Fond du Lac County Communications Center at 920-906-5555.

Additionally, a second crash was reported at 10:34 p.m., when an FDLPD Officer happened to find an unconscious person down on the terrace at the intersection of Fond du Lac Avenue and County Road V.

The 51-year-old Fond du Lac man did not have a pulse and was not breathing. The FDLPD Officer performed CPR until his pulse returned and Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue arrived on the scene.

The investigation into this accident is also in the preliminary stages, police said. Police believe that the moped hit the curb and threw the man onto the terrace.

Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue provided care until Flight for Life landed at the scene and flighted the man to Froedtert Hospital-Milwaukee with life-threatening injuries.