4-vehicle wreck shuts down portion of I-43 in Sheboygan Co., drugs appear to be factor

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY -- A four-vehicle crash temporarily shut down all lanes of southbound I-43 near State Highway 23 in Sheboygan County Friday morning, May 17.

Crews were called to the scene around 9 a.m. after receiving several 911 calls reporting a multiple vehicle crash in the southbound traffic lanes. Upon arrival, deputies observed four vehicles involved in the accident.

Due to the vehicles being in the southbound traffic lanes, I-43 was closed. Several passengers of one vehicle reported minor neck and head pain. The driver of the offending vehicle was transported to a local hospital.

Drugs appear to be a factor in this incident.

The following resources were dispatched to this incident; Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office, Kohler Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Town of Sheboygan Fire Department and Orange Cross Ambulance.