1 killed, 1 injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-94, officials say
DEERFIELD, Wis. — One person was killed and another was injured in a multi-vehicle crash near mile marker 251 on I-94 eastbound Friday afternoon.
When Wisconsin State Patrol troopers responded to the scene of the crash around 3:30 p.m., they found two people injured. First responders shut down all lanes of the interstate to provide a landing zone for UW Med Flight. While UW Med Flight was on the scene, one of the victims who had suffered injuries in the crash died.
Officials said the incident involved a series of crashes, though they did not say how many vehicles were involved.
The Dane County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Marshall Police Department, Deerfield Fire Department, UW Med flight, Deer Grove, Marshall and Cambridge emergency medical services all responded to the scene.
Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials said all lanes on I-94 are back open after being shut down due to the Technical Reconstruction Unit investigation of the crash.
This story will be updated as more information is made available.
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