Massive pileup crash closes I-94 in Jackson County
Updated: 5:46 a.m. on Dec. 24, 2021
JACKSON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Wisconsin State Patrol said all lanes are back open on the interstate and all vehicles have been cleared.
***UPDATE 12/24/21 4:20 a.m.***— WI State Patrol (@wistatepatrol) December 24, 2021
All lanes are open, all vehicles have been cleared from the Jackson County scene.
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JACKSON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Wisconsin State Patrol says there were no deaths or reported injuries after a massive and fiery pileup on I-94 in northwestern Wisconsin Thursday morning, Dec. 23. Authorities say icy roads between Menomonie to Black River Falls caused about 40 vehicles to be impacted.
Around 5:45 a.m., multiple agencies were called to respond to multiple crashes, runoffs and jackknifed semi trucks.
State police reported one semi-truck on fire in the median with two passenger vehicles underneath.
They say several secondary crashes and run-offs occurred in the general vicinity.
Impacted passengers were transported by bus to an alternate safe location.
Both eastbound and westbound lanes of I-94 closed and detours were established.