Multiple Accidents in Grant County

On October 14, 2023 at approximately 6:57 a.m., the Grant County Sheriff Office received a call of a vehicle crashed in a ditch along CTH C in Millville Township. There was no one in or around the vehicle. Through the investigation, the deputy found that Brittney Nackers, age 27 of Fennimore, was driving eastbound on CTH C in her 2010 Ford Fusion. Brittney failed to negotiate a curve and went down an embankment striking a fence and multiple trees. Brittney called a friend and was driven from the scene to a local hospital for her injuries. Brittney lied to the medical staff so the crash was never reported. Brittney was later released from the hospital with minor injuries. Brittney’s vehicle was totaled. Brittney was cited for failure to report an accident, hit and run property adjacent, no insurance, and open intox. Assisting at the scene was Terry’s Towing.

On October 14, 2023 at 5:55 PM a motorcycle crash was reported on Hwy 133 west of Clauer Lane. Matthew Milligan, age 39 of Dubuque, Iowa, was driving his 2005 Buell motorcycle East on Hwy 133. While navigating curves on a downhill grade Milligan was operating on the wrong side of the roadway and had to swerve due to an oncoming vehicle. Milligan swerved back into his lane of traffic and struck the guardrail causing him to be ejected from the cycle. Milligan was transported by Air Care due to his injuries. Milligan’s motorcycle received heavy damage and was removed from the scene by Bennett’s Towing. Assisting at the scene was the Potosi Fire Department and Potosi EMS. The crash remains under investigation.

On 10/15/23 at approximately 1:38 a.m., the Grant County Sheriff’s Office was contacted to assist in locating a missing Jo Daviess County juvenile. The juvenile’s vehicle was later located in a field in the Township of Hazel Green. Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office, East Dubuque Police Department, Cuba City Police Department and the Grant County Sheriff’s Office worked together to try and locate the juvenile. Due to dropping temperatures there was concern for the juvenile’s safety. A perimeter was setup and K9 Vezer was utilized to track the location of the missing juvenile. After tracking almost a mile, the juvenile was located ahead of the K9 team’s location by a perimeter officer. The Cuba City Police Officer retrieved and carried the juvenile up an embankment to his squad for initial treatment for possible hypothermia. The juvenile was evaluated by Southwest Health EMS and released to parents to pursue additional medical treatment.