Deadly crash shuts down parts of U.S. 41/45 in Germantown


by Laura Matovina

GERMANTOWN -- Germantown Police tell CBS 58 at least one person is dead and several others are injured in a multi-vehicle crash on U.S. 41/45 near Holy Hill Road.

U.S. 41 is closed both ways between Lannon Road and Holy Hill Road.

The accident happened just before 9:00 Tuesday morning and involved two semis and eight cars. Germantown firefighters used the jaws of life to get people who were trapped in cars, out.

Five people have been transported to Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls with non life-threatening injuries.

According to the Germantown Police Chief everyone is accounted for but their may be more fatalities.

Northbound traffic is expected to open soon, while southbound traffic will be closed for several hours.


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