Police: Inattentive semi driver causes multi-vehicle crash in Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Police in Washington County say an inattentive semi-truck driver hit two other semis in a construction zone Thursday, Nov. 7.

It happened around 11:57 a.m. on I-41 north of County Highway K in the town of Addison.

Investigators say the driver at fault was going too fast as he approached traffic and hit two semis from behind. The driver needed to be rescued from the semi.

Thankfully, no one sustained life threatening injuries, but the crash shut down southbound lanes for about seven hours.

The accident remains under investigation.

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