Milwaukee Driver Survives Terrifying 70-Foot Drop Off Highway Ramp
Written by Huffingtonpost on February 9, 2021
A Milwaukee driver survived a harrowing 70-foot drop from an interchange exit ramp over the weekend.
A Wisconsin Division of Transportation digicam captured the autumn, which occurred Saturday morning on Milwaukee’s I-94 Zoo Interchange. Footage exhibits a pink pickup smashing into an overpass ramp and careening off the aspect earlier than touchdown upright.
“A preliminary investigation indicated the driving force was driving on the ramp from the East to the South within the Zoo Interchange when he misplaced management of the automobile,” the sheriff’s workplace tweeted. “The automobile traveled up a snowbank, proceeded over the barrier wall and descended 70 toes down onto the westbound I-94 misery lane. The Milwaukee Hearth Division arrived on the scene and conveyed the driving force to a neighborhood hospital.”
Additional details about the driving force’s situation was not instantly obtainable.
Eddie Santiago, Milwaukee County’s director of highways and upkeep, advised native media outlet WISN-TV that the company was working across the clock to take away snow from freeway lanes to stop accidents, however stated slippery circumstances all the time remained a hazard.
“The largest danger with that’s the melting and the freezing creates type of a ramp, a pure ramp,” Santiago stated.