UPDATE: Ten hospitalized after seven-vehicle crash involving dump truck on I-94 in Racine County
Updated: 1:05 p.m. August 12, 2019
RACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Ten people were taken to the hospital after a chain-reaction crash involving seven vehicles Saturday.
It happened around 11:00 a.m. August 10 on southbound I-94, south of Seven Mile Road.
According to the Racine County Sheriff's Office, traffic was slowed for a construction vehicle exiting the construction area. A dump truck was unable to stop and hit the rear vehicle causing a chain reaction crash. In total, seven vehicles were involved in the crash. Initially, investigators told CBS 58 ten vehicles were involved in the crash.
The interstate was restricted to one lane and the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office also shut down southbound I-94 at Drexel Avenue for about 90 minutes so crews could clear the scene.
Posted: 1:02 p.m. August 10, 2019
RACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 7-vehicle crash in Racine County shut down all southbound traffic on I-94 Saturday afternoon.
It happened around 11 a.m. and created heavy backups for drivers.
The southbound lanes at Drexel were closed and traffic was diverted off of the highway at Drexel. Additionally, College and Drexel Avenue on-ramps were also shut down for several hours.
The crash scene cleared around noon.
There is currently no word on what led up to the crash or the extent of injuries.
The Racine County Sheriff's Office and the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office are both investigating the crash.
Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story.