MCSO responds to 15 crashes, 120 disabled cars in 18-hour span

Update: 1:28 p.m. Jan. 31, 2021

MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) --- The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office responded to 136 service calls between 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 and 12 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31.

MCSO deputies also responded to 15 property damage crashes, one crash with minor injuries, and 120 disabled vehicles.

"Roads (and) freeways remain icy, wet (and) snow covered," MCSO tweeted. "Reduce yours peed for winter weather conditions."


Published: 11:20 a.m. Jan. 31, 2021

MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) --- The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office responded to 89 service calls since 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 and 8 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 31.

MCSO deputies also responded to eight property damage crashes and 81 disabled vehicles. 

Between 6 p.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday, there were 59 service calls, six property damage crashes, and 53 disabled cars.

MCSO reminded motorists to wear their seatbelts and turn their headlights on. They also urged drivers to double, or even triple, your following distance between your car and other motorists. 

"If you are in a ditch; Turn on your hazard lights, remain in your vehicle, and call 911," MCSO tweeted. "If you are in a crash and your vehicle is still drivable; It's safer to drive off the freeway to the nearest exit. Once you have removed your vehicle from the highway, call 911 or MCSO's non-emergency number, 414-278-4788."



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