Dust storm causes multi-car crash in central Wisconsin

PLAINFIELD, Wis. (WKOW-TV) — The Wisconsin State Patrol says a dust storm caused a multi-car crash on Interstate 39 in central Wisconsin.

The patrol tells WKOW-TV 26 vehicles were involved in the pileup Sunday on southbound I-39 near Plainfield.

In addition, there were four separate crashes in the northbound lanes. The patrol says several injuries were reported, but none are life-threatening.

Authorities say the crashes likely were caused by dust blowing in the air. Drivers were advised to avoid the area.

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