Fiery semi-truck crash on I-90/94 near New Lisbon sends two to hospital, State Patrol says

Lyndon Station Semi Fire Interstate
Courtesy: Wisconsin DOT

LYNDON STATION, Wis. — Two semi-truck drivers were injured in a crash on Interstate 90/94 in Juneau County Friday that caused one truck to start on fire, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. on the eastbound interstate near mile marker 80 in the Lyndon Station area. Officials said two tanker trucks and a straight truck crashed, causing one of the semis to catch on fire.

Both tanker trucks were carrying flammable substances, the State Patrol said. The drivers of both trucks were taken to the hospital with “significant” injuries; the driver of the straight truck was not hurt.

As of noon Friday, the fire could be seen on the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s traffic cameras in the area at County Highway HH. Eastbound lanes were blocked as crews tried to fight the fire.

Drivers in the area saw significant delays for much of the afternoon.

The scene was fully cleared around 6 p.m.

Officials are still investigating what caused the crash.