Fatal Vehicle Crash
- Case number: 21-00850
- Incident date: July 23, 2021, 9:45 pm
- Incident type: Traffic Crash
- Location/address: Lake Mendota Drive - near Frautschi Point
On Friday, July 23, 2021 at approximately 9:45 p.m., UW-Madison Police Department officers responded to Lake Mendota Drive, near Frautschi Point, for a report of a serious car crash. When officers arrived, they located a vehicle on its roof, off the roadway. It appeared the vehicle had flipped multiple times.
A passenger in the vehicle was ejected and did not survive the crash. The teenage driver and three other teenage passengers were transported to a local hospital where they were treated and released.
A preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle was traveling east on Lake Mendota Drive when the driver lost control at a curve in the road.
The incident remains under investigation by the UW-Madison Police Department.