A pickup truck driver miraculously survived a 70-foot plunge off a Wisconsin exit ramp, stunning new video shows.
Footage of the startling Saturday morning single-vehicle crash in Milwaukee shows a pink pickup plowing right into a snowbank earlier than going over a barrier wall.
A digital camera operated by the Wisconsin Division of Transportation captured the crash after the driver apparently misplaced management of his truck, which was discovered upright by responding deputies from the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Workplace, WISN reported.
Two different drivers got here to the person’s support following the wreck on west I-94 simply east of Interstate 41 within the Zoo Interchange.
He was acutely aware and investigators mentioned he didn’t present indicators of impairment, the station reported.
The person was taken to a hospital by Milwaukee firefighters to be evaluated, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
A preliminary investigation reportedly revealed the male driver misplaced management whereas on a ramp from westbound I-94 to southbound I-41, finally falling into the westbound I-94 misery lane.
An replace on the driver’s situation was not accessible Monday, the newspaper reported.
A message in search of remark from the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Workplace was not instantly returned early Tuesday.
County officers, in the meantime, mentioned they attempt to take away snow from roadway shoulders as rapidly as doable to keep away from such crashes.
“The most important threat with that’s the melting and the freezing creates kind of a ramp, a pure ramp,” Milwaukee County director of highways and upkeep Eddie Santiago instructed WISN.