UPDATE: Woman Cited for Failure to Yield in Hwy. LL and Sunset Road Crash
Two cars were involved and the Flight for Life helicopter transported a Thiensville woman from the scene, and the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office has determined that woman failed to yield, causing the crash.
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A Thiensville woman is being cited for failure to yield, causing a crash at the intersection of Highway LL and Sunset Road in Port Washington earlier this month.
After an Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office investigation and reconstruction of the accident, Port Washington Police Chief Kevin Hingiss said the department will be issuing a citation to Thiensville resident Tammie Flanders, who had been driving her car west on Sunset Road. The crash resulted in five injuries, with Flanders being transported by Flight for Life to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee and the others via ambulance to local hospitals after the Aug. 16 evening crash.
Flanders was the driver of a car that also had two children passengers, was transported. Though no specific details are available about her injuries, hospital officials say she has been released. The children, ages 8 and 14, were transported via ambulance to Aurora Medical Center in Grafton.
The driver of the other car was 17-year-old Henry Watry and his 22-year-old brother Nicholas Watry, both of Port Washington. They were also transported to Aurora in Grafton.
Port Washington Police Chief Kevin Hingiss said as far as he knows all of the patients have been released. The vehicle driven by Henry Watry was headed south on Hwy. LL and Flanders had been driving west on Sunset Road before the collision.
The Wisconsin Incident Alert notification about the accident was sent at 5:38 p.m. Flight for Life was on the ground at 5:55 p.m. The Flight for Life helicopter left the scene just after 6 p.m.