JUNCTION CITY, Wis. (WSAU) - A woman is hospitalized after an ATV accident near Junction City Sunday. Portage County investigators say 52-year-old Jillian Elaine Scharping crashed a Polaris four-by-four about a mile off the road at about 1:00 p.m. A family member called for help and applied a tourniquet to control the bleeding until medical crews arrived.
Rudolph Fire and Rescue used their six wheeled all terrain vehicle to bring Scharping to the roadway. Portage County Ambulance took her to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. She remains hospitalized in fair condition.