October 3, 2019 – Town of Addison, WI – On October 3, 2019, at approximately 2:25am, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a semi-tractor trailer accident, on I41 northbound, approximately one mile north of County Highway K, in the Town of Addison.
Upon arrival of deputies, a semi-tractor trailer was found lying on its side, partially in the median and in the southbound traffic lanes of I41. The truck driver was not injured.
In order to facilitate clean up and towing, I41 southbound had to be shut down to varying degrees. The left lane was shut down for approximately three hours.
A full closure of I41 southbound started at approximately 5 a.m., and continues.
The incident remains under investigation, however, initial evidence revealed that the driver of the semi-tractor was northbound, and swerved off road to avoid collision with another vehicle. The semi then entered the median, and flipped onto its side, partially into the southbound lanes.