FDL Man Injured In Accident

A 75-year-old Fond du Lac man was seriously injured just before 8:30 Thursday morning when the taxi cab he was driving went off Hawthorne Drive and struck a tree head on. Fond du Lac Assistant Police Chief Steve Klein says Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue took the man to the Flight for Life hangar at the Fond du Lac County Airport to be flown to a trauma center. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Hawthorne Drive is located between Buttermilk Creek Drive and Hawthorne Court.