Truck Accident Lawyers
Follow Us On Twitter
Social Portals
My Zimbio

MENOMONIE, WI — A semi truck driver, traveling from Lansing Michigan, was killed when his big rig crashed and plunged into the Red Cedar River in Menomonie, WI.

A trucker was killed when his semi truck plunged into the Red Cedar River off the westbound I-94 in Menomonie, WI on March 5, 2013 in snow covered conditions. Photo credit: WEAU-TV

A trucker was killed when his semi truck plunged into the Red Cedar River off the westbound I-94 in Menomonie, WI on March 5, 2013 in snow covered conditions. Photo credit: WEAU-TV

According to Wisconsin State Patrol, the accident occurred at about 4 a.m. Tuesday morning, March 5, when the trucker, heading west on the I-94, lost control on the snow covered roads and crashed into the Red Cedar River.

Map showing location of a semi truck crash in Menomonie, WI on the westbound I-94 on a bridge over the Red Cedar River near the Wisconsin 25 interchange on March 5, 2013.

Map showing location of a semi truck crash in Menomonie, WI on the westbound I-94 on a bridge over the Red Cedar River near the Wisconsin 25 interchange on March 5, 2013.

Work crews pull a semi trailer from icy Red Cedar River in Menomonie, WI after an 18 wheeler plunged into the river cab-first, killing the driver. Rescue crews were still searching for a passenger who was in the big rig at the time. Photo credit: WEAU-TV

Work crews pull a semi trailer from icy Red Cedar River in Menomonie, WI after an 18 wheeler plunged into the river cab-first, killing the driver. Rescue crews were still searching for a passenger who was in the big rig at the time. Photo credit: WEAU-TV

Troopers say the semi truck has been pulled out from the water. The truck driver, a man, was found dead inside. Crews are still looking for a male passenger.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.


Truck Accident Lawyer News is a truck accident and personal injury blog that publishes up to date truck accident and truck legal news from across the United States.

Comments are closed.

Search Blog