A Cashton teenager was injured early July 28 in an one-vehicle accident in Christiana township.
Austin Hooker, 17, was taken to Gundersen Health Systems in La Crosse after the accident, which occurred approximately one-tenth of one mile south of Paulson Road.
According to a news release from the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office in Viroqua, at approximately 5:35 a.m., Hooker lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve on State Hwy. 27. His vehicle crossed the center line and into the south bound ditch, striking a mailbox. The vehicle then came back onto the roadway and overturned several times before coming to rest in the south bound ditch.
Airbags were deployed on the vehicle.
Assisting at the scene was the Westby Fire Department and First Responders and Tri State Ambulance.
The accident remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.