Two car crashes in Altoona

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ALTOONA, Wis. (WEAU) Two crashes in Altoona back up traffic on Highway 53.

Both happened around 5:00 Monday evening.

There's no word yet on whether anyone was hurt or what caused them.

The Eau Claire Sheriff's Department confirms there were two separate crashes, one involving two vehicles and the other crash involved one vehicle.

The crash did cause one traffic lane to close.

Deputies say all the lanes are now open.

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