23-year-old Kenosha man killed in wrong-way crash on I-41
KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatal crash overnight.
Authorities shut down all southbound lanes on I-41 and WIS 50 in Kenosha around 11:50 p.m., Sunday night, Jan. 30.
According to the sheriff's department, an initial report indicates a gray 2013 Toyota Scion was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of I-94 at a high rate of speed and struck a UPS semi truck head-on.
Officials say the driver of the Toyota, a 23-year-old Kenosha man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the UPS truck, a 45-year-old man from Greendale, was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Both vehicles had extensive damage and were towed from the scene.
The freeway re-opened around 3:50 a.m. Monday morning.
An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on this crash is urged to contact the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department at 262-605-5100.