A woman paralyzed in a bad car crash


The other day, a 71 year old woman was seriously injured in a car crash when another vehicle apparently ran a red light. The accident occurred at 76th and Beloit Road. The woman is paralyzed from the chest down and the artery through her spine is splitting. In addition, the woman suffered from a right compound fracture and has already under gone several surgeries, according to the criminal complaint filed.

The defendant, Amy M. Knecht, a 47 year old woman living in West Allis, is alleged to have been driving at 50 mph at the time of the crash, last Thursday, April 26, 2018. The defendant has been charged with injury by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle. The defendant driver was heading south bound on 76th street and the 71 year old victim was traveling east on Beloit Road, per the criminal complaint. The defendant’s initial court appearance was on May 1, 2018 and her next scheduled court appearance is on May 17, 2018.

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