Traffic Alert: I-43/94 NB closed at National Avenue following truck fire

Sheriff’s deputies respond to 62 incidents in eight hours Sunday

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MILWAUKEE CO. (WITI) — Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Sunday, December 8th were busy handling multiple crash scenes on the freeway.  Road conditions remain extremely slippery and dangerous.

Just after 3:30 p.m., the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office confirmed via Twitter that all Milwaukee Co. freeway closures have reopened — warning that roads remain slippery and snow covered.

Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputies on Sunday responded to 37 property damage only crashes, six personal injury crashes, one fatal crash on I-43 at Highway 100, 23 disabled vehicles, two abandoned vehicles and one debris hazard.

Deputies responded to 70 incidents between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Sunday.

Sheriff’s officials are encouraging drivers to wear seat belts, increase following distance and stay off cell phones.

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