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Manhunt ended for driver who fled I-41/94 at Drexel crash

Posted at 7:45 PM, Aug 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-23 21:15:09-04

OAK CREEK, WI — UPDATE: The search for the man that fled the crash site has been taken into custody at approximately 8:07 p.m. Friday night, according to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office.

There is a manhunt going on for the driver who fled the I-94/41 crash near Drexel Road, according to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office.

Residents on South Wynona Drive in Oak Creek near the freeway told TODAY'S TMJ4 that their homes have been searched. Authorities have also blocked off the road trying to search for the driver.

Around 4 p.m. a SUV crashed into a motorcycle on the I-41/94 near Drexel Road. The crash closed all northbound lanes for hours. Officials finally opened up one lane at 7:39 p.m.

It's unclear what the injuries are.