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Snowy conditions to blame for multi-vehicle crash that shut down I-94 near Eau Claire

Posted at 4:30 PM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-12 17:30:20-05

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is wanting to remind motorists to slow down and turn on headlights when traveling in winter weather following a multi-vehicle crash shut down I-94 near Eau Claire for hours Thursday morning.

Only minor injuries were reported in the crash caused by slick roads around 9:45 a.m.

The multi-vehicle crash caused a 20-mile stretch of intestate to close in both directions near mile-marker 81 in Eau Claire County, according to the DOT.

As of 4:00 p.m., I-94 is back open in both directions.