Racine Police Investigating Accident Involving DPW Worker on Washington Ave

On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, the Racine Police Department responded to a traffic accident involving a vehicle and a City of Racine garbage truck. The accident occurred on Washington Ave. and Oregon St. One party was injured as a result of the accident. The injured party was taken via Flight for Life to Froedtert Hospital. The cause of the accident is currently being investigated by our Traffic Unit. No other information is being released at this time.


Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this crime. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756. Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES). Text message should begin with RACS