Semi hits Hydraulic Lift at Howard Ave along I-43

Shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday morning, a Semi that was traveling along I-43 NB struck a hydraulic lift in a construction zone that was being used on the Howard Ave Bridge.  A worker on the lift was injured and was conveyed to Froedert Hospital.

At the time of the accident the Semi was hauling 76 thousand pounds of bottled water.  The Semi trailer had heavy damage along its tops and side as a result of the crash.  The trailer is out of traffic.

The accident remains under investigation.

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