Eau Claire (WQOW) – Dozens of vehicles came to a standstill and several people are injured after a multi-vehicle pile-up on I-94 Sunday evening.
According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, the multi-vehicle crash happen on both sides of I-94, eastbound and westbound, at mile marker 85. Officials said 40 vehicles are involved in the crash, including seven semis and 33 automobiles. Officials also said the pile-up includes seven injuries, one person in critical condition.
According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, all traffic is being rerouted from the location:
I-94 eastbound traffic is being rerouted at mile marker 81 eastbound Foster exit to Highway 53. I-94
westbound traffic is being rerouted at mile marker 88 westbound Osseo to Highway 53.
– Wisconsin State Patrol – Eau Claire Post
Motorists are being asked to avoid this area. Officials said take extreme caution as the snow creates slippery road conditions.
The crashes are under investigation.