TUESDAY 5/4/2022 5:32 a.m.
APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The crash that closed I-41 near Appleton for nearly eight hours is under investigation by the police as multiple people required medical attention.
According to officials, I-41 northbound reopened around 2 a.m. The original incident happened close to 6:30 p.m. on Monday.
The Appleton Police Department says the investigation into the three-vehicle crash is ongoing. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call 920-832-5933. Multiple people received medical attention.
There was no information on the extent of the injuries or the identities of those involved.
Local 5 will continue to update this story.
ORIGINAL: NOW: Debris covers I-41 at WIS 47 after crash, traffic impacted in Outagamie Co.
MONDAY 5/3/2022 6:41 p.m.
APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – A white vehicle is in pieces on I-41 at WIS 47 and the crash is impacting traffic.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) reports all lanes are blocked going north from Northland Ave. to WIS 47and will likely stay that way for two hours. Through the 511 website, it shows a white vehicle crushed and traffic pilling up.
The Appleton Police Department tweeted that officers are working on multiple crashes and urges drivers to take an alternate route. WisDOT reports the Outagamie County Sheriff Department is responding too.
The alternate route being given by WisDOT is for traffic to exit at Northland Avenue and continue east and use HWY 441 to go north on I-41.
Local 5 will update this article when more information is released.