According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, a collision on Highway 39 involving one semi truck and numerous passenger vehicles closed all lanes in both directions and resulted in a backup that spanned more than 3 miles in both directions on Sunday morning.
Highway 39 crash
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation reports that on Sunday morning, a collision on Highway 39 involving a semi-truck and many passenger cars shut down all lanes in both directions and caused a delay that stretched more than 3 miles in both directions.
The Wisconsin State Patrol reported that several passenger vehicles, as well as one semi, were involved in the collision. As of 10:50 a.m., there are injuries and emergency medical personnel were still on the site.
What exactly happened in Highway 39 crash?
According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, on Sunday morning, a semi-truck and numerous passenger automobiles collided on highway 39, closing all lanes in both directions and causing a wait that lasted more than 3 miles in both directions.
According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, the crash involved a number of passenger cars as well as a semi. There are injuries and emergency medical staff as of 10:50 in the morning.
At milepost 131.4, all of the northbound and southbound lanes will be shut down for an unknown period of time; a state police operator warned the closure might last “a while.” Vehicles traveling in the south are instructed to take a different route that exits at highway 19.
The collision happened at about 9:50 a.m. between Windsor on highway 39 and highway 51, and the Department of Transportation predicts it might take more than two hours for all impacted lanes to reopen.
Statement by Wisconsin Department of Transportation
I-39/90/94 near US 51 was the scene of a collision just before 10 a.m., according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WISDOT). Wisconsin State Patrol is responding to the scene.
According to WISDOT, the crash has shut down the southbound lanes, there are over three miles of backups in both directions, and the disruption is likely to linger for more than two hours.
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The WISDOT department advises that southbound lanes go WIS 19 eastbound to US 51 southbound to I-39/90/94 southbound, while northbound lanes do the opposite. This is because the WISDOT traffic camera shows that traffic is being diverted.
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