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Flight for life called after vehicle is flipped off the freeway

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Posted at 4:56 PM, Oct 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-31 17:56:11-04

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office responded to a one-car vehicle crash that happened southbound in I-794 at Pennsylvania Avenue.

The vehicle flipped off the freeway and landed in the parking lot of EZ Storage beneath the freeway. The driver, and lone passenger, was a 19-year-old male who was ejected from the vehicle and was discovered unconscious, but breathing when deputies arrives.

He sustained head injuries and was transported by Flight for Life to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.

The southbound lanes were closed at 7:55 a.m., and traffic was diverted off the freeway at Layton Ave. All lanes were reopened at 11:00 a.m. The cause of this crash is still under investigation.

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