Motorcyclist drives into trailer on northbound I-43, suffers serious injuries

OZAUKEE COUNTY -- The Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accident involving a motorcyclist on I-43 just north of State Highway 32. The wreck happened just before midnight on Friday, June 26th.

Deputies responded to a report of a motorcycle accident -- and found the driver lying in the roadway unconscious with a head injury. Grafton Fire and Rescue responded and took the victim to Aurora Medical Center in Grafton. He was later transported to Froedtert Hospital by Flight for Life.

Officials say the motorcyclist was traveling northbound on I-43 when he ran into a trailer on a vehicle headed in the same direction.

Northbound I-43 was shut down for about 40 minutes while the accident was cleaned up.

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