UPDATED: Woman Killed During 3-Vehicle Crash Tuesday Morning
The woman was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from her vehicle during the winter weather-related crash, according to Waukesha police.
Update, 9:06 a.m. Tuesday: Police expect to block East North Street, which is Highway F as it leaves the city, to through traffic for an hour or less.
Original: A 34-year-old woman was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after she was ejected from her vehicle during a winter weather-related crash that occurred at 6:47 a.m. Tuesday at East North Street north of West Moreland Boulevard, according Waukesha Police Capt. Ron Oremus.
The woman was not wearing a seatbelt, according to Oremus. Authorities are not releasing the woman’s identity until after family notification is made.
- Police have provided a picture of the victim's car that's included in the photo gallery attached to this article. Warning, the photo is graphic, so view at your own discretion.
Another woman was transported to Waukesha Memorial Hospital with non life-threatening injuries while a man was treated on scene and released, according to Oremus.
Three vehicles were involved in the crash. The accident remains under investigation.
“Early indications are that the victim’s vehicle was traveling southbound on East North Street coming into the city and slid into oncoming traffic,” the news release states.
Tuesday’s car crash was the first fatal car accident in the city in nearly three years.