Thursday, August 25, 2011

Dangerous Duty In WI

Aaron Menzer, Green Bay, seriously hurt in head-on collision with tow truck in Howard | Green Bay Press Gazette |

A Green Bay man was injured seriously Wednesday morning [July 28] when his car collided head-on with a tow truck in Howard. Deputies ticketed him on a charge of operating under the influence.

Aaron Menzer, 24, was southbound on Riverview Drive just south of Velp Avenue in a Ford Focus when he crossed the center line and hit the tow truck about 8:55 a.m., the Brown County Sheriff's Department said.

Menzer suffered serious injuries, but they did not appear life-threatening, said Sheriff's Lt. Keith Barth.

Howard firefighters freed Menzer from the car.

The car sustained major front-end damage. The tow truck had minor front-end damage. The truck is owned by Kozloski Towing of Howard. Driver David Kozloski, 59, of Howard was examined at a hospital and released.

Kozloski was en route to another accident to tow a vehicle when the crash occurred, Barth said.

— Charles Davis/Press-Gazette

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