One killed in wrong-way crash on I-94

One person was killed and three people injured early Sunday in a collision caused by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 94 north of Highway 142 in Somers.

According to the Wisconsin Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as a white pickup truck was traveling south in the northbound lanes of I-94 about 12:50 a.m. Sunday.

A state trooper observed the vehicle and had it stopped. However, the vehicle fled and continued the wrong way on I-94, the according to a media release.




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PLEASANT PRAIRIE — A blood drive will take place 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 9091 Prairie Ridge Blvd.

Sign up is online at www.bcw.edu or by calling Rich Mich at 262-818-0839. Walk-ins are welcome.

One killed in wrong-way crash on I-94

One person was killed and three people injured early Sunday in a collision caused by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 94 north of Highway 142 in Somers.

According to the Wisconsin Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as a white pickup truck was traveling south in the northbound lanes of I-94 about 12:50 a.m. Sunday.

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