Slippery roads cause accidents across Southeast Wisconsin
Several law enforcement agencies are responding to car accidents caused by freezing rain and black ice. The Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office has responded to more than a dozen weather related accidents, three of those accidents took place on I-43 North near Pioneer Rd. in Grafton. The North Shore Fire Department has responded to six crashes on I-43 in Glendale.
An accident involving two semi-trucks occurred in the northbound lanes of Hwy. 41 near Good Hope Rd. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation believes this accident is weather related. One northbound lane was closed in response to this accident.
The Waukesha County Sheriff's Department is also responding to several weather related accidents on highways. Salt trucks have been dispatched across Southeastern Wisconsin to help with the slippery roads. The City of Milwaukee reported having 16 salt trucks deployed on the city's northwest side.