Car rolls over, traps man inside for hours

A generic photo of a Lafayette County Sheriff' Department car

BENTON, Wis. — A man was trapped inside his vehicle for hours Tuesday morning after it rolled over on County Highway W.

Deputies with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department responded Tuesday to a call of a single-vehicle rollover around 7:40 a.m. Officials said the driver lost control of his vehicle while traveling on County Highway W when he lost control of the vehicle. His vehicle subsequently exited the roadway, entered a ditch and rolled several times.

According to a news release, the crash occurred several hours before emergency response crews arrived. The driver was stuck inside his vehicle the whole time.

The driver was taken to a hospital, treated and subsequently released. No injuries were reported in the crash.

Benton First Response, the Benton Fire Department, Hazel Green emergency medical services and the Hazel Green Police Department assisted with the incident.

Officials are still investigating the accident.

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