A man from Benton is injured in a motorcycle
crash Saturday night in the Town of New
Diggings in Lafayette County.
Authorities say 47-year-old Edward Behrens
was taken from his home by the Hazel Green
Ambulance to a hospital in Dubuque.
Behrens was reportedly driving north on
Bennett Road when he lost control of his
motorcycle. It went off the road and into
the ditch, but Behrens was able to return
it to the road and then drive to his home.
He initially refused treatment for his
injuries, but was taken to the hospital
by the ambulance. Behrens has been
cited for failure to notify police about
an accident. His Harley has moderate
Lafayette County authorities are also
investigating another accident from
Saturday night. They say the hit-and-run
crash took place on County-O in the Town
of Shullsburg. Authorities say a pick-up
truck went off the road and into a cornfield.
The driver of the truck caused further damage
in the field in several attempts to find a way
Meanwhile, Lafayette County authorities
have cited a man from Platteville after
getting a complaint from a business on
West Commerce Street in Belmont,
Authorities say they were able to find
20-year-old Kyle Bushman as he was
driving from the area. Bushman was
arrested for drunk driving, and for breaking
a large window. He was later released to a