Winter Storms Cause Massive Car Crashes In Wisconsin

Major highways across the state were choked with wreckage

Menomonee Falls, Wis. Pileup Caught on Dascham Video

This dramatic dash cam footage shows what it's like inside a multi-car pile up.

Heavy snowfall on Sunday caused multiple pileups along Wisconsin highways last weekend and caused three deaths. A police officer responding to the crash on Highway 41/45 found himself caught in the crossfire as cars slid across the highway. In the end, The State reported 70 cars and a semi were involved and the freeway was closed for nine hours following the crash.

Crashes and multi-car pileups dotted Wisconsin highways. A 41-car pileup on I-894 killed one man in the town of Yorkville, Wisc. In Milwaukee County alone, more than 60 crashes were reported.

The Clarion Ledger reported drivers on southbound U.S. 41/45 ran into several major car accidents spanning two counties. Another multi-car crash on I-94 took seven hours to clear.

Three people died as a result of car crashes caused by the hazardous winter weather.

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