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Life threatening injures reported following I-41 crash

I-41 Crash
Posted at 2:12 PM, Apr 07, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-07 16:46:17-04

DE PERE (NBC 26) — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation reported a crash on I-41 northbound in De Pere.

WisDOT states the crash occurred at Mile Marker 162 at 12:30 p.m. closing all lanes of traffic.

DOT traffic cameras showed thick smoke coming from a crash when a semi-tractor trailer and car collided.

The Brown County Sheriff's Office confirms there are life-threatening injuries involved and significant clean-up to follow.

WisDOT expects the northbound lanes to be closed for more than two hours. Traffic is being detoured off northbound I-41 at the Scheruing Road exit. Motorists are advised to go north on Lawrence Drive, following Main Avenue back to I-41.

This story will be updated once more information is learned.