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Crashes near Hale Interchange and at I-41/94 NB near Drexel create major backups

Posted at 4:49 PM, Aug 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-23 19:50:43-04

MILWAUKEE COUNTY, Wis. — Two crashes have caused major backups Friday evening. They both happened around 4 p.m.


All lanes on I-41/94 Northbound are being diverted at 7 Mile Road following a multi-vehicle crash that happened at Drexel Avenue.

Milwaukee County Sheriff said in a tweet that there are serious injuries. They also said that the backup would persist for a few hours.


UPDATE: According to DOT the crash has been cleared and traffic is slow moving.

All lanes are closed due to a crash in the Hale Interchange in Greenfield. The ramp from I-41/894 southbound to I-894 eastbound is closed with traffic diverting at I-43 southbound. Traffic is backed up to the Zoo Interchange.

Milwaukee County Sheriff said that there are multiple injuries.