NEW INFORMATION: Medical issue causes crash on North Crossing

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Police say a medical issues caused a driver to lose consciousness and crash on North Crossing Wednesday morning.

Eau Claire Police say the driver crossed three lanes and hit a tree in a wooded area along the highway. The vehicle then went backwards
across the eastbound lanes of traffic and came to rest in the westbound lanes.

The driver was checked by EMS, but was not taken to the hospital.

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) --A damaged truck has been removed from the scene of the crash and officers have reopened the westbound lane of North Crossing.

Wednesday morning commuters on Eau Claire’s northside are backed up as police officers and emergency crews respond to a crash.

Our WEAU reporter on the scene says the westbound lane of North Crossing is closed near the Starr Avenue Overpass.
At least one truck had visible damage.
We’ll have more information as it comes into the newsroom.


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