Motorist Killed Driving Wrong Way On Interstate 41 In Lomira

(Lomira) One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash overnight in the Town of Lomira. The incident occurred around midnight on Interstate 41 near State Highway 28. The preliminary investigation shows that a Silver Ford pickup truck was northbound in the southbound lanes of the interstate when it struck a southbound Peterbilt Semi in the righthand lane.

The driver of the pickup was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dodge County Medical Examiner. The name of the driver is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. There were no other occupants in the vehicle. The driver of the semi-truck sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was flown by Flight for Life to Froedtert Hospital.  The name being withheld at this time.

The southbound lanes of Interstate 41 were closed for approximately 5-hours-and-20 minutes. The northbound lanes were closed for approximately one hour-and-10 minutes while Flight for Life was on the ground.  The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Crash Investigation Team.

Assisting at the scene was Dodge County Medical Examiner, Dodge County Highway Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, DCERT, Lomira Fire Department, Theresa Fire Department, Theresa EMS, Fond Du Lac Paramedics, and Flight for Life.