2 killed in crash on I-43 near Chase Ave., southbound freeway reopen after 5-hour shutdown
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal wrong-way driving crash on I-43 southbound near W. Chase Avenue early Wednesday morning, May 11.
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office confirms they were called out for two victims, 19-year-old Tyler Anderson and 27-year-old Ivy Caldwell.
According to the sheriff's office, Caldwell drove the wrong way onto the highway, striking Anderson's vehicle.
Both were pronounced deceased a short time later.
Live pic from one of the vehicles from that double fatal crash along I43SB near Holt Ave. Expect lanes to remain closed for the morning commute. @CBS58#ReadyTraffic update coming up. pic.twitter.com/gzWjigrYuE— Andy Brovelli??? (@ABrovelli) May 11, 2022
The freeway was shut down around 2 a.m. for investigation, and traffic was diverted off at W. Becher St.
An investigation is ongoing.
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