On Sunday, Sept. 26th at about 11:12 a.m., the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a two-vehicle accident on County Road N, west of County Road G in Beldenville, Wis.
It was determined that a 16-year-old was operating a 2017 Kia Optima which was exiting from a private driveway onto County Road N. He drove into the path and collided with an eastbound 2020 Hyundai Tucson being operated by Rizalina Knowlton, 40, of Cottage Grove, Minn.
The juvenile driver and three juvenile passengers were uninjured in the crash. Knowlton was transported from the scene by Ellsworth Area Ambulance Service to Western Wisconsin Health in Baldwin, Wis. with undetermined injuries.
Assisting the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office at the scene was Ellsworth Area Ambulance Service.