Update: Multicar crash on I-94 detours westbound traffic in St. Croix County
June 7, 2012
A multivehicle crash on I-94 at milepost 9, near the WIS 65 exit has closed the westbound lanes of the interstate. Two semi trucks and three automobiles were involved in the crash shortly before noon today.
Westbound traffic is being rerouted at Exit 19 in Baldwin. Motorists will take WIS 63 south to WIS 29 west to WIS 35 north to re-enter the I-94.
Emergency personnel are on the scene and the closure is expected to last for at least two more hours.
Details of the crash are not yet known, but serious injuries have been reported and some of those injured have been airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
Motorists should drive with extreme caution in the area and prepare for delays.
For more information, contact:
Lt. Jeff Lorentz, Wisconsin State Patrol
Communications Manager Chris Ouellette, WisDOT NW Region
(715) 833-9814, firstname.lastname@example.org