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UPDATE: 5 hurt in 6 car crash near Germantown

Courtesy: Germantown Fire Department

Updated: 11:33 a.m. on December 29

WASHINGTON COUNTY (CBS 58) -- Five people were hurt in a six car crash on Interstate 41 Friday morning, according to the Germantown Fire Department.

Authorities say two Flight for Life helicopters and three ambulances were called to the scene. Firefighters used extrication tools to remove two people from one of the cars. The Flight for Life helicopters transported two patients in critical condition to the hospital. Three others were taken by ambulances.

The crash occurred in the I-41 southbound lanes near Holly Hill Rd. The highway was shut down in both directions for 50 minutes. 

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Updated: 11:26 a.m. on December 29

WASHINGTON COUNTY (CBS 58) -- All lanes are reopen after a crash on I-41 near Germantown Friday morning.

Details on the cause of the crash and any associated injuries have not been released.

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Posted: 10:41 a.m. on December 29

WASHINGTON COUNTY (CBS 58) -- All southbound lanes are blocked on a portion of Interstate 41 near Germantown.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the southbound lanes near Holly Hill Rd. are closed due to a crash.

The crash occurred around 9:35 a.m. Two medical helicopters can be seen at the scene. There is no official word on the cause of the crash or injuries related to it at this time.

Stay with CBS 58 for the latest information on this developing story.

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