At least two dead after fiery crash in Juneau County

UPDATE (WKOW) — The Wisconsin State Patrol says two people died in a crash between New Lisbon and Mauston Wednesday afternoon.

The crash on I-90 happened around 1:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes. There were multiple vehicles involved, including three semi-trucks, two SUVs and a motorcycle. 

Wisconsin State Patrol says a tanker truck hit traffic that was slowed down ahead of it. One of the trucks started on fire. Wisconsin State Patrol says there are at least two known fatalities.

The crash is still under investigation.

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JUNEAU COUNTY (WKOW) — Both lanes of westbound I90 near Mauston are closed following a crash, according to the Wisconsin DOT.

An alert says the highway is closed from exit to Wisconsin Highway 82 eastbound to the exit to Wisconsin Highway 80 northbound.

The crash involved at least one semi, according to witnesses passing the scene.

The backup extends more than five miles, and delays are over 45 minutes, according to the Wisconsin DOT.

There is a full roadway closure in one direction in a notice updated at 1:42 p.m. There are delays of at least five miles right now in the eastbound lanes of I-90/94.. 

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