On September 29, 74-year-old Otto Theuer and his wife, Ulla Theuer, 71, were crossing Washington Avenue when a Buick sedan heading west hit them. Ulla Theuer died at the scene, and Otto Theuer was listed as being in critical condition and was taken to Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa.
The accident shut down the westbound lanes of Washington Avenue from Sunnyslope Drive to Emmertsen Avenue until around 5:50 p.m.
The driver of the Buick sedan, 44-year-old Benson J. Jackson, was reported by the police to be “very cooperative and very distraught.” Jackson and his 21-year-old daughter did not sustain any injuries in the collision. No alcohol or drugs are suspected in the accident, but the case is still under investigation.
The entire team at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® extends their sincerest condolences to the family and friends of those involved in this tragic incident.