1 hurt after Milwaukee DPW salt truck crashes near 114th and Mill

Updated: 1:14 p.m. on January 11, 2020 

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Slick roads on Saturday morning, Jan. 11 caused a City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works truck to crash on Saturday morning, Jan. 11. The driver was taken to the hospital 

The incident happened just before 9 a.m., as the truck was traveling southbound on 114th Street, north of Mill Road. 

DPW officials say 114th is a major curving road and the slick pavement were factors in the crash. 

"This would've been especially slick as this was the first pass through for a salting," DPW said. 

The extent of the driver's injuries is unknown. 

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Updated: 9:50 a.m. on January 11, 2020 

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) salt truck crashed near 114th and Mill Road on Saturday, Jan. 11. 

The Milwaukee Fire Department was called to the scene around 8:45 a.m. 

Officials report one person was injured and transported to treatment. 

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Published: 8:21 a.m. on January 11, 2020

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Icy conditions caused several crashes on the roadways in southeast Wisconsin Saturday morning, Jan. 11. 

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation reports in Walworth County, all lanes of I-43 southbound closed near Lincoln Street (WIS 67) in Delavan, just before 6:30 a.m. due to a jackknifed semi and two other vehicles that went off the road. Delavan police say there were no injuries reported and the vehicles were towed from the scene. 

In Racine County, a crash on I-94 westbound near Mile Marker 334 forced the two right lanes to close just before 8 a.m. 

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office asked drivers to avoid the highways until conditions improve.

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