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UPDATE: Flipped semi cleared, all I-41 SB lanes in Appleton back open

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APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – All lanes of traffic are back open after a semi-truck flipped over on southbound I-41 in Appleton.

Stick with Local 5 for the latest information when it becomes available.

UPDATE: Flipped over semi on I-41 SB in Appleton causes minor injuries, roads remain closed

 Feb 24, 2021 2:31 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – State Patrol Sargent Hinz tells Local 5 the driver of the flipped over semi is believed to have minor injuries.

Sgt. Hinz says the cause of the crash happened when the semi-truck hit the underside of a bridge.

Authorities say they have inspected the bridge for damage and report there are no immediate concerns for the bridge’s integrity.

The Sargent also says the semi driver was the only one involved in the crash and crews clearing the scene are estimated to remain for another 30 to 40 minutes.

Original Story: Crash closes two right lanes of I-41 SB at WIS 441 NB in Appleton

Feb 24, 2021 10:58 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – A crash has caused the two right lanes of I-41 southbound at WIS 441 northbound to be closed.

First responders are on the scene, there is no information on the cause of the accident.

According to officials, the estimated duration is expected to be two hours.

It appears the accident occured underneath an overpass.

Local 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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