One killed in Kenosha rollover crash

The Kenosha Police Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol are investigating a fatal rollover crash that occurred at 22nd Avenue and Washington Road at 11:30 PM on Saturday, January 9th.

A vehicle being operated by a 36-year-old Illinois resident entered the intersection of Washington Road and 22nd Avenue, against a red traffic control signal, while traveling west. This vehicle collided with a northbound vehicle. This collision resulted in a secondary collision with a vehicle being driven east on Washington Road. The driver of this vehicle, a 27-year-old female from Illinois, died as a result of the crash.

This was not a police pursuit as previously reported on social media.

The operator of the suspect vehicle was taken into custody, as was a passenger from the same vehicle. The crash remains under investigation and appropriate charges will be referred to the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office.

Fatal rollover crash in Kenosha on January 9, 2021
Fatal rollover crash in Kenosha on January 9, 2021. Photo: Asher Heimermann/Incident Response

Written by Asher Heimermann

Founder of Incident Response