Oshkosh Semi vs. House Crash Update: 8 Month Old Died In Crash
Authorities have released more information regarding the semi that left southbound I-41 and crashed into a house on the frontage road near Highway 76 north of Oshkosh.
Tragically, one occupant inside the home died at the scene of the crash, an 8-month-old baby boy, a press release states from the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department. The release goes on to say the driver of the semi, a 63 year old male from Little Chute, sustained minor injuries in the crash.
Calls started coming in to the Winnebago County 911 Communications Center shortly after 6 pm Monday with callers reporting a semi left the highway, crashing into the house.
As a result of the crash, subsequent investigation, crash reconstruction, and scene clean-up, Green Valley Road was closed between State Highway 76 and County Highway GG for approximately 10.5 hours.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.