Tammy Jarecki Car Accident, Death – The person who passed away after being involved in a collision involving two vehicles in Eau Claire has been identified. According to an amended press statement issued by the Eau Claire Police Department, the victim has been identified as Tammy Jarecki, who is 56 years old. According to the Police Department, Jarecki was born and raised in Eau Claire.
On May 12, 2023, at about 10:47 p.m., officials responded to the area of East Clairemont Avenue and Fairfax Street in response to a report of a collision involving two vehicles, as stated in the initial press release issued by the Eau Claire Police Department. According to the news release, a car was parked at the intersection of Clairemont Avenue and Fairfax Street waiting for the lights to change.
The car was struck from behind by an SUV, which witnesses say was moving at a rapid rate before the collision. A traffic post was damaged as a result of the car being pushed through the intersection. After coming to a complete halt, eyewitnesses stated that the vehicle was engulfed in flames. According to the findings of the inquiry thus far, it is likely that alcohol and speed were factors in the collision.
According to the authorities, Kenneth Van Meter, age forty, is the operator of the sport utility vehicle (SUV), and he is from the Mondovi area. This information was provided in the press release. According to the statement issued to the media, Van Meter was transported to a medical institution for treatment of the injuries he sustained. Van Meter was taken into custody on the accusation of committing a homicide while operating a car while under the influence of alcohol. The driver of the car was found to have perished at the scene.