Watch video from the scene. | Click here for Time Saver Traffic updates. The Wisconsin DOT said that Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputies closed I-94 eastbound near Highway 100 after a deadly crash.
The closure happened at about 3 p.m. Friday and was expected to last until about 7:30 p.m.
BREAKING: I-94 Eastbound closed at Hwy 100 – all lanes – for “about four hours”
PENDING: “All efforts are being made to” avoid closing I-94 Eastbound further back at Moorland Rd (CTH Y). see yellow box
— Waukesha County Public Works (@WaukeshaCoDPW) May 3, 2019
Deputies were seen searching the eastbound lanes along with the ramp from Highway 100 to I-94 eastbound, which was also closed.
Drivers were being directed to exit I-94 at Highway 100 or Moorland Avenue. Delays of 90 minutes were being estimated between Barker Road and Highway 100.
“Bright lights as far as the eye can see,” said WTMJ’s Doug Russell, who was stuck in the eastbound lanes while attempting to drive to Miller Park to cover the Brewers game.
“There’s nowhere to go.”
The Brewers themselves are warning fans coming from the west.
There is a major traffic incident on I-94 near HWY 100. Please plan your trip to Miller Park accordingly tonight.
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) May 3, 2019
Meanwhile, coming westbound…
— Rebecca Klopf (@RebeccaKlopf) May 3, 2019
Check back for more details on this as they come in to us.