THURSDAY 1/13/2022 11:01 a.m.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WFRV) – One person was trapped inside a vehicle while another was ejected following multiple crashes early Thursday morning on I-43 in Sheboygan County.
According to the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office, on Jan. 13 around 5:40 a.m., multiple 9-1-1 calls came in regarding a multi-vehicle crash on I-43. The incident happened on I-43 northbound near Rowe Road.
Authorities say that one caller said a person was trapped in a burning vehicle. Additional information said one person was ejected from a vehicle.
When a deputy arrived a second crash reportedly happened on I-43 southbound at MM 132. This crash involved a pickup truck that got hit from behind and caused the truck to roll over.
The person that was trapped was reportedly removed with minor injuries. The person that was ejected was transported to a local hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.
Two additional vehicles were transported to a local hospital for minor injuries. Authorities say they learned that no one was trapped inside a burning vehicle.
The crash is still under investigation, and no additional information was provided.
Local 5 will continue to update this story.
UPDATE: All lanes reopened on I-43 in Sheboygan County
THURSDAY 1/13/2022 7:54 a.m.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WFRV) – I-43 has reopened all of its lanes in Sheboygan County after a crash closed the highway for over two hours.
According to authorities, all lanes on I-43 in Sheboygan County are reopened. The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. and was cleared around 7:50 a.m.
There was no information on the cause of the crash or if there were any injuries.
Local 5 will update this story as more information is released.
ORIGINAL: Crash in Sheboygan Co. closes both directions of I-43
THURSDAY 1/13/2022 6:35 a.m.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WFRV) – A crash has closed nearly nine miles of I-43 in Sheboygan County.
According to officials, I-43 is closed between County XX and WIS 42. The closure is expected to last two hours.
The incident reportedly happened around 5:30 a.m.
The alternate routes are as follows:
- NB: exit at WIS 42, north to County XX in Manitowoc County, east back to I-43. Reverse for SB.
There was no information on the cause of the crash, or if there are any injuries. Local 5 will continue to update this story as more information is released.