Waupun Man Dies From Injuries Sustained In Motorcycle Crash

***UPDATE***

On Friday, October 6, 2023, ThedaClark Medical Center in Neenah had said the motorcyclist had died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash. His name has been released as Steven Ark Perez of Waupun.

***ORIGINAL STORY***

A Waupun man was med flighted to an area trauma center last night after he was involved is a crash near Alto.

At around 6:40 PM the 28-year-old man was driving his motorcycle northbound on Highway 49 near County Highway E when he struck the side of a car driven by an 84-year-old woman who was driving southbound on 49 and turning into a driveway.

Lifestar EMS and Alto Fire Department were dispatched to the scene with assistance from Ripon ambulance and Alto Fire Department who set up a landing zone for the responding medical helicopter.

ThedaStar Medical helicopter transported the 28-year-old to Theda Care Medical Complex in Neenah with life threatening injuries and Ripon Ambulance transported the 84-year-old and her 85-year-old passenger to Waupun Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office says speed was likely a factor in the crash. They had 49 closed until Midnight while they worked, investigated and cleaned up the crash.