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Middleton Police Department
Tuesday May 24th, 2022 :: 09:50 a.m. CDT


TRAFFIC ALERT *UPDATE*: University Ave & USH 12 (Beltline Hwy)

𝗙𝗔𝗧𝗔𝗟 𝗧𝗥𝗔𝗙𝗙𝗜𝗖 𝗖𝗥𝗔𝗦𝗛:  On May 24, 2022, at approximately 7:07 AM the Middleton Police Department received a report of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of USH 14 (University Avenue) and the offramp from USH 12 eastbound.  The caller reported that one of the drivers involved may be deceased.

Officers arrived on scene along with Middleton Paramedics and Middleton Fire.  They attempted lifesaving efforts and the subject was transported to the hospital.  Unfortunately, the subject was pronounced deceased at the hospital.  The driver of the other vehicle had minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Middleton Police Department and the Dane County Sheriff’s Office.  The preliminary investigation indicates the deceased driver likely experienced a medical emergency prior to the crash.  The scene is now clear and the road is back open.  

Captain Jeremy Geiszler
Middleton Police Department

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Westbound University Avenue is temporarily closed at the beltline while emergency responders investigate a traffic crash.  The eastbound off ramp from the beltline to University Avenue is also temporarily closed.  Please consider alternate routes and expect delays.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.


The scene is now clear and the road is back open for traffic as usual.

Middleton Police Department
7341 Donna Dr
Middleton, WI 53562

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-824-7300

Middleton, WI 53562

Alert Details

Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
General emergency and public safety
Traffic Emergency

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