Police: 17-year-old’s vehicle goes airborne over railroad tracks, strikes another car head-on

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PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Pleasant Prairie police say a crash involving three vehicles was caused by a 17-year-old girl whose vehicle flew over the railroad tracks near 88th Avenue and Bain Station Road Monday evening, November 14th.

It happened around 6:15 p.m.

Police say the 17-year-old driver and a teen passenger were in a vehicle traveling between 65 and 70 miles-per-hour before flying over the tracks.

Crash near 88th Avenue and Bain Station Road in Pleasant Prairie

Her vehicle then went airborne — before striking a second vehicle head-on.

The second vehicle went off the road and into a swamp. A father and daughter were in that vehicle.

The 43-year-old father was taken to a hospital before being transferred to Froedtert Hospital via Flight for Life.

The 11-year-old daughter was suffering hip pain, police said.

Crash near 88th Avenue and Bain Station Road in Pleasant Prairie

The 17-year-old girl’s vehicle struck a third vehicle with teenagers inside. No one in that vehicle suffered major injuries.

We’re told the 17-year-old driver who police say caused this crash complained of a leg injury.

The investigation is ongoing.


  • Connor Norris

    I’m gonna go ahead and say she’s dumb too.. It sounds like you might have a personal affiliation with the person who caused this.. but what she did was negligent and overall idiotic you can’t begin to try and defend the individual especialy when she had another passenger in the car, at night, on THE DARKEST ROAD IN KENOSHA?!? End of story.

  • Katelyn Wimm

    Since you all have SO much to say, how about you know the whole story first. You don’t know where she could have been headed. Maybe there was an emergency. She obviously didn’t know that was going to happen. Accidents happen all the time, and I HIGHLY doubt that she went down that road with the intentions to hurt someone. If this were your daughters or sisters, you all wouldn’t being judging so harshly. When did God give anyone else permission to judge anyone, because last time I checked, it was HIS job and HIS job only. Maybe she made some choices that she now regrets, but people make mistakes. We’re human, and people like you disgust me.

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