Nine vehicles involved in chain-reaction collision on I-94 in Ea - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

COPY-Nine vehicles involved in chain-reaction collision on I-94 in Eau Claire County

Eau Claire Co. (News Release) - On 11/10/14 at approximately 5:41 p.m., a multi-vehicle crash occurred on I-94 west bound at mile marker 65 on the Chippewa River Bridge. The crash occurred when a semi driver failed to slow down for a vehicle as they were approaching in the right-hand lane. The semi struck the rear of this vehicle which then created a chain-reaction of multiple collisions. In all a total of nine vehicles were involved, resulting in a complete closure of the westbound lanes. Two drivers suffered non-life threatening injuries and one was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital.

With the assistance of the Eau Claire County Sheriffs Department and City of Eau Claire Police Department a re-route of the westbound interstate traffic was established. The interstate was opened to normal traffic flow at 7:48 p.m.

The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol

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