February 9, 2021 – Germantown, WI – On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at approximately 6:43 a.m., Germantown Communications received multiple 911 calls reporting a roll-over car crash on I41 southbound. It was initially determined four vehicles were involved in the crash.
A northbound vehicle on I41 operated by a 50-year-old Kewaskum female crossed the center median cables and struck a southbound vehicle driven by a 50-year-old Milwaukee man.
The northbound vehicle then spun and was struck by another southbound vehicle driven by a 29- year-old female and a 3 ½ month old female passenger from West Bend. The northbound vehicle then rolled into the west ditch line of I41 southbound. A fourth vehicle driven by a 49-year-old male crashed into the median cables while avoiding the initial crashes.
The 50-year-old female that was northbound on I41 and crossed the median cables died hours later at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa. The 29-year-old from West Bend was transport to Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa with non-life-threatening injuries. The 3 ½ month old was transported to Children’s Hospital in Wauwatosa with non-life-threatening injuries also. The 49-year-old man was also transport to Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The Wisconsin State Patrol will be reconstructing the crash scene.
Germantown Police Department was assisted by the following agencies, Germantown Fire Department, Menomonee Falls Fire Department, Richfield Fire Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Wisconsin State Patrol and Washington County Highway Department.
This crash is still under investigation and additional information will be released when it becomes available.