Officials: 2 dead in crash on I-43 near National Avenue
Updated: 1:54 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2020
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Authorities identified the two men killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-43 Monday, Nov. 16.
Officials say the victims are 23-year-old Harjot Kumar Nunez and 31-year-old Adalberto Sanchez.
Updated: 1:39 p.m. on Nov. 16, 2020
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A multi-vehicle crash on I-43 Monday morning, Nov. 16, left two people dead.
Authorities responded to the crash involving three vehicles around 2:10 a.m., on I-43 westbound at Canal Street.
Two occupants were extracted from their vehicles and administered life-saving measures by the Milwaukee Fire Department.
The drivers of a gray Jeep and a GMC Sonoma pickup truck were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and passenger of the third vehicle, a red Toyota, were uninjured.
An investigation suggests the Jeep struck the median causing it to roll over, partially ejecting the driver. The Jeep was then subsequently struck by the GMC and Toyota.
An investigation is ongoing by the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office.
Updated: 9:38 a.m. on Nov. 16, 2020
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Two people are dead following a crash on I-43 Monday morning, Nov. 16.
All northbound lanes were closed near National Avenue for hours.
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office confirms two people died.
Updated: 8:19 a.m. on November 16, 2020
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The northbound lanes of Intestate 43 are reopen following a fatal crash.
Update: All lanes northbound on I-43 west of Canal St. have reopened. More information will be forthcoming regarding the 3 vehicle fatal crash investigation.— Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office (@MCSOSheriff) November 16, 2020
Posted: 5:08 a.m. on November 16, 2020
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office is responding to an early morning crash on Interstate 43 on Monday, November 16.
According to the sheriff’s office, all northbound lanes on I-43 are closed west of Canal Street due to the crash.
Traffic is being diverted off the highway at National Avenue.