1 dead, 1 seriously hurt after driver loses control on I-94 near Pewaukee

WAUKESHA COUNTY -- A fatal crash closed all westbound lanes of I-94 at County SS near Elmhurst Road Friday afternoon, Dec. 7.

According to the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department, a 34-year-old Madison man traveling eastbound on I-94, lost control, struck the center median and hit a vehicle traveling westbound, driven by a 58-year-old man.

Despite life-saving measures, the 34-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 58-year-old man was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.


Traffic was impacted for several hours, and drivers were encouraged to avoid the area.

The crash remains under investigation by the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department and Wisconsin State Patrol Accident Reconstruction Unit.