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News: Accident closes part of I-43 NB, exit ramp in Westown area

by | Sep 19, 2023 | News

MILWAUKEE, WI — A vehicle crash early Sunday kept part of northbound Interstate 43 near downtown Milwaukee blocked for several hours, according to 511 Milwaukee.

The accident impacted the northbound side of I-43 at the Exit 72A ramp to West Michigan Street, in the Westown area. It was first reported by 511 at 2:37 a.m.

Local officials have not said what caused the wreck, but all northbound lanes of I-43 were closed for more than 3.5 hours.

By 6:11 a.m., only the right lane was reported blocked, but shortly after, the West Michigan Street offramp was shut down for more than another 1.5 hours.

By 7:51 a.m., crews had cleared the scene from the roadway and all lanes were announced reopened.

No information regarding the involved parties or potential injuries has been made available.

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