Car found in ditch on I-43 in Waukesha; two people seriously injured

WAUKESHA COUNTY -- Two people were hurt following a crash that took place on I-43 southbound just north of State Highway 83 in Waukesha County, near Mukwonago.

The crash occurred shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 19th.

According to officials, a Wisconsin State Patrol trooper located a vehicle in the ditch in the southbound lane of I-43.

Two people were inside the vehicle.

The passenger was unconscious but breathing, and the driver was injured but responsive.

Both occupants were transported by ambulance to Froedtert Hospital with severe injuries.

It is unclear if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this crash.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.