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Trucker swerves to avoid suspected DUI motorist, rolls over retaining wall


Four people were hurt in a crash that happened when a trucker was forced to swerve to avoid a reportedly intoxicated car driver on Wednesday.

The crash occurred on I-94 in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, on June 17.

Around 7:00 p.m. the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two-vehicle crash at the 9000 block of I-94.

The 65-year-old semi truck driver was driving southbound on I-94 when a Buick that was also southbound veered into his lane. The truck driver swerved to avoid a collision, sending his truck into the west retaining wall. The truck tipped partially over the wall and its contents were spilled onto the interstate.

Three passengers of the Buick and the semi truck driver were all taken to the local hospital.

The 56-year-old Buick driver, Avery W. Norman from Waterloo, Iowa, was arrested for OWI Causing Injury and transported to the Kenosha County Jail.

Video of the crash was captured on traffic cameras. You can view it below at the 27 second mark.

MEDIA RELEASE DATE: June 18th, 2020 EVENT: OWI Causing Injury Semi CrashLOCATION: Village of BristolRELEASED BY:…

Posted by Kenosha County Sheriff's Department on Thursday, June 18, 2020

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