Eight people died and 512 people were hurt in 2,492 Marathon County, Wisconsin, motor vehicle accidents during 2020. Below, our Wausau car accident lawyers take a closer look at where these accidents happened, the potential causes of these crashes, and what those impacted by these wrecks can do now.

Marathon County Bike Accidents

Fifteen bike accidents occurred in Marathon County during 2020. Thankfully, no fatalities were reported, but 13 people were hurt. The bicycle crashes occurred in:

  • Cassel
  • Edgar
  • Holton
  • Rothschild
  • Schofield
  • Wausau
  • Weston

Marathon County Pedestrian Accidents

Seventeen Marathon County pedestrian crashes were reported during 2020. No deaths were reported, but 16 people were hurt. These pedestrian accidents occurred in:

  • Emmett
  • Marathon City
  • Mosinee
  • Rib Mountain
  • Wausau
  • Weston

Marathon County Teen Driver Crashes

In 2020, 409 of Marathon County’s 2,492 crashes involved teen drivers. There were 116 injuries and no fatalities were reported. The crashes occurred throughout the county, including in the communities of:

  • Athens
  • Bergen
  • Berlin
  • Bern
  • Bevent
  • Brighton
  • Cassel
  • Cleveland
  • Colby
  • Day
  • Easton
  • Eau Pleine
  • Emmett
  • Franzen
  • Halsey
  • Hamburg
  • Harrison
  • Hatley
  • Hewitt
  • Holton
  • Hull
  • Johnson
  • Knowlton
  • Kronewetter
  • Maine
  • Marathon
  • Marathon City
  • Marshfield
  • McMillan
  • Mosinee
  • Norrie
  • Plover
  • Reid
  • Rib Falls
  • Rib Mountain
  • Ringle
  • Rothschild
  • Schofield
  • Spencer
  • Stettin
  • Texas
  • Wausau
  • Weston
  • Wien

Marathon County Mature Driver Accidents

Drivers age 65 and older were involved in 442 Marathon County accidents during 2020. Five deaths and 104 injuries were reported. The accidents occurred throughout Marathon County, including in:

  • Abbotsford
  • Athens
  • Berlin
  • Bern
  • Bevent
  • Brighton
  • Cassel
  • Colby
  • Easton
  • Eau Pleine
  • Elderon
  • Emmett
  • Frankfurt
  • Green Valley
  • Guenther
  • Harrison
  • Hewitt
  • Holton
  • Hull
  • Johnson
  • Knowlton
  • Kronewetter
  • Maine
  • Marathon
  • Marathon City
  • Marshfield
  • McMillan
  • Mosinee
  • Norrie
  • Plover
  • Reid
  • Rib Falls
  • Rib Mountain
  • Ringle
  • Rothschild
  • Schofield
  • Spencer
  • Stettin
  • Texas
  • Wausau
  • Weston
  • Wien

The five fatalities occurred on:

  • 013 at A in Holton
  • 013 at Back Country Rd in Spencer
  • 051 at E Maine Dr in Maine
  • 049 at McDevitt Rd in Elderon
  • N 6th St at Lincoln Ave in Wausau

Marathon County Alcohol-Related Crashes

Two people died and 40 people were hurt in the 118 Marathon County crashes flagged for alcohol in 2020. The crashes occurred in the following towns and cities:

  • Bergen
  • Cassel
  • Day
  • Elderon
  • Emmett
  • Green Valley
  • Guenther
  • Hewitt
  • Holton
  • Hull
  • Johnson
  • Knowlton
  • Kronewetter
  • Maine
  • Marathon
  • Marshfield
  • McMillan
  • Mosinee
  • Reid
  • Rib Falls
  • Rib Mountain
  • Ringle
  • Rothschild
  • Stratford
  • Stettin
  • Texas
  • Wausau
  • Weston

The two deaths occurred on:

  • NN at Greenhouse Rd in Marathon
  • J at Roble Ln in Weston

Marathon County Drug-Related Crashes

Thirty-seven Marathon County crashes were flagged for drugs in 2020. No one died, but 16 people were hurt in drug-related accidents in:

  • Colby
  • Day
  • Elderon
  • Guenther
  • Holton
  • Hull
  • Knowlton
  • Maine
  • McMillan
  • Mosinee
  • Rib Mountain
  • Ringle
  • Schofield
  • Wausau
  • Wien

Marathon County Speed-Related Wrecks

Speed was a common cause of Marathon County crashes during 2020. One person died and 93 people were hurt in 354 accidents. These crashes occurred all over Marathon County, including in the following villages, towns, and cities:

  • Abbotsford
  • Athens
  • Bergen
  • Berlin
  • Bevent
  • Brighton
  • Brokaw
  • Cassel
  • Colby
  • Day
  • Easton
  • Eau Pleine
  • Elderon
  • Emmett
  • Frankfort
  • Guenther
  • Halsey
  • Harrison
  • Hatley
  • Holton
  • Hull
  • Knowlton
  • Kronewetter
  • Johnson
  • Maine
  • Marathon
  • Marshfield
  • McMillan
  • Mosinee
  • Norrie
  • Plover
  • Reid
  • Rib Falls
  • Rib Mountain
  • Ringle
  • Rothschild
  • Schofield
  • Spender
  • Stettin
  • Texas
  • Wausau
  • Weston
  • Wien

The fatality occurred on NN at Greenhouse Rd in Marathon.

Marathon County Work-Zone Accidents

No fatalities were reported in the 25 Marathon County work-zone crashes that happened during 2020. Three people were injured. The crashes occurred in:

  • Cassel
  • Hull
  • Rib Mountain
  • Rothschild
  • Schofield
  • Wausau
  • Weston

Take Action After a Marathon County Crash

Our Wausau personal injury lawyers are here to help you if you’ve been hurt or if your loved one’s been killed in a Marathon County accident.

For more than 50 years, our Wisconsin personal injury law firm has helped accident victims throughout the state. So far, we’ve helped more than 70,000 clients recover more than $1 billion in damages.

Let’s talk about how we might be able to help you get the fair recovery that you deserve. Please contact us today to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation in our Wausau personal injury law office, your home or hospital room, or by phone or video conference.

 

Jason F. Abraham
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