OZAUKEE COUNTY — A 54-year-old Illinois man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was struck by a semi on I-43 near WIS 32 in Ozaukee County Monday evening, Jan. 21.
Officials with the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office said around 6:30 p.m., deputies responded to the crash north of State Highway 60 in the Town of Grafton.
The victim had pulled his Jeep onto the shoulder of I-43 southbound, and a semi headed southbound struck him when he walked into the semi’s lane.
The man was taken to Froedtert Hospital via Flight for Life.
The semi driver, a 32-year-old Missouri man, was not hurt.
The southbound lanes reopened after 8:30 p.m. The northbound lanes reopened around 7 p.m.