Passenger in Dodge County rollover crash suffers life-threatening injuries after being ejected from vehicle

Dodge County Sheriffs vehicle

HUSTIFORD, Wis. — A 20-year-old male passenger was ejected from a vehicle when the driver lost control of the vehicle swerving for a deer on Elmwood Road near Longview Road in Hustiford around 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

According to a release, initial investigation shows that a Honda Pilot was being driven westbound on Elmwood Road by a 20-year-old female from Neosho, Wisconsin. The 20-year-old man from Brookfield, Wisconsin was in the front passenger seat.

The drive lost control of the car when swerving for a deer, the release said. The car entered a ditch on the north side of the road. The car rolled over and the passenger was ejected from the car.

The driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Aurora Summit hospital by ambulance. The passenger suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to Aurora Summit hospital by Flight for Life.

The release said speed and non wearing a seatbelt are thought to be contributing factors in the crash.

The crash is being investigated by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol.