Wrong-way driver arrested for OWI after crash on I-43

OWI crash in Milwaukee on October 21, 2019
OWI crash in Milwaukee on October 21, 2019 Photo: Incident Response

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to reports of a wrong-way driver on I-43 near Howard Avenue early Monday morning.

Around 2:30 AM on Monday, October 21st, deputies responded to southbound I-43/94 near West Howard Avenue in Milwaukee for a wrong-way driver. He was driving northbound in the southbound lanes of the interstate when he crashed into a semi-tractor trailer.

No injuries were reported at the scene.

The Sheriff’s Office reported the driver of the car displayed signs of impairment. The man was arrested for OWI after he submitted a breath sample that registered .103 BAC.