I-43 Accident Monday
New information on the crash that shut down I-43 in Beloit Monday. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, a semi lost control on the ramp from I-39/I-90 NB to I-43 NB near Beloit. The early reports state that the semi, which had an improperly stored hazardous material load, was travelling too fast, and the load shifted causing the truck to tip over. The driver of the semi suffered minor injuries, and no other injuries were reported. The north and southbound lanes of I-43 were closed for the recovery of the truck and the closure was in effect for the entire evening. The alternate route for motorists was from Shopiere Road to Hart Road. The crash remains under investigation.