NEW INFORMATION: Driver hurt in semi crash

By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email
By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email

Wisconsin DOT: Both lanes of I-94 eastbound are now open near Roberts in St. Croix County. However, traffic continues to move slowly through the area and the work zone. Motorists should prepare for backups.
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WISCONSIN STATE PATROL NEWS RELEASE) - At 8:50 AM on Monday May 13, 2013 a crash occurred on I-94 EB at WIS 65 in ST. CROIX County near ROBERTS.

Assisting agencies included Roberts PD, Hammond PD, St. Croix SO, Roberts Fire Dept..

The crash involved 1 injury. Vehicle and occupant information, if available, is on attached page(s).

The details of the crash are as follows:

Unit one was eastbound on I-94, when it lost control causing the unit to overturn blocking all eastbound lanes. Traffic was re-routed for approximately one hour. Driver was transported to local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Crash remains under investigation by Wisconsin State Patrol.

PARTIES INVOLVED
Unit 1: Truck Tractor(Semi Attached) (2006 Sterling)
Driver: Tussing, Stphen P.
60 Year Old Male From Waverly, MN
Injuries: Non-Life Threatening
Enforcement Action: Pending Investigation
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – Crews have shut down all eastbound lanes of I-94 because of a traffic crash.

It happened near Roberts around 8:50 a.m. Monday. A release from the Wisconsin State Patrol does not specify how many vehicles were involved, or whether anyone was hurt.

The agency suggests that drivers heading east on I-94 in that area take State Highway 65 north to U.S. Highway 12 east. Then they should go south on State Highway 63 to get back to I-94 east.

The state patrol estimates the freeway will be blocked off for more than two hours.


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