3 dead, 1 hospiatlized follwing two-car accident on Cottage Grove Road in Madison
Three people have reportedly lost their lives, one injured in a two-car accident that happened on Tuesday morning, December 14, 2021. The crash occurred at approximately 9 a.m. on Highway 51 southbound at the interaction of Cottage Grove Road and South Stoughton Road interchange, in front of Dairyland Family Restaurant in Madison.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the crash involving an SUV with two occupants; a 68-year old Madison man and his 66-year old wife and a sedan happened in the 700-block of Cottage Grove Road. Following the collision, Three people, the driver of the sedan and the driver and passenger in the SUV sustained serious injuries to which they succumbed to. Tow of the victims were pronounced dead at the scene, while one was pronounced dead at the hospital after being taken there for medical treatment.
Meanwhile, a passenger in the sedan was taken to University Hospital with a broken leg.
Invetigation into the cause of the crash is still ongoing.