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UPDATE: Calumet County Sheriff details crash near Chilton involving minivan and semi-tractor

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MONDAY 10/25/2021 3:15 p.m.

CHILTON, Wis. (WFRV)- The Calumet County Sheriff’s Department has released more information relating to a recent crash on Hwy 57.

The accident involved a minivan and semi that would leave lanes heading both Northbound and Southbound closed for hours on Monday, October 25.

Around 8 a.m. the Sheriff’s Department received word of the crash around Hwy 57 atCTH E. Once on scene, Deputies found a semi-tractor and trailer a minivan in a ditch off the road.

According to Officers on scene, the semi and trailer were rolled over onto its side and the minivan was on the roof of it. Both drivers were injured in the accident but were able to get out of their respected vehicles.

Both drivers are from Kiel and there were no passengers in either vehicle. Initial investigations explain that the minivan was heading eastbound on CTH E failed to stop at a stop sign for STH 57. The semi-tractor was driving Northbound on STH 57 and then crashed with the minivan.

The Calumet County Sheriff’s Office details the accident and the effect it had on the highway on their social media accounts. They explain how the highway remained closed for hours and detour routes had to be established.

The minivan driver is a 29-year-old and is suspected to have been under the influence during the crash. The semi-driver was a 55-year-old man. Both were transported to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

No additional information has been released at this time. Local Five will update this article as new information emerges.

UPDATE: All lanes on WIS 32 near Chilton have reopened.

MONDAY 10/25/2021 2:45 p.m.

CHILTON, Wis. (WFRV)- On Monday, October 25, the WisDOT shared new details regarding an incident on the WIS 32.

According to the release, all lanes on the WIS 32 near Chilton have been cleared and traffic is moving again.

The initial reports explain that the incident closed about 13 miles of the highway and that both the Northbound and Southbound lanes were temporarily closed.

There were no details regarding the cause of the incident or if any injures were reported. Local Five will update this story as new details are released to the public.

ORIGINAL STORY: Crash closes all lanes of WIS 32 near Chilton

MONDAY 10/25/2021 10:19 a.m.

CHILTON, Wis. (WFRV) – Both directions of WIS 32 are closed due to a crash near Chilton.

According to authorities, about 13 miles of WIS 32 (both northbound and southbound) are closed. The incident happened around 9 a.m. and the closure is expected to last over two hours.

The closure is from Breed Street to WIS 114.

The alternate route is:

  • Northbound
    • West on Breed Street to north on CTH BB to east on WIS 114 to WIS 32/57
  • Southbound
    • Reverse of northbound

There was no further information provided.

Local 5 will continue to update this story.

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