Crash backs up traffic on Highway 53 near Altoona

ALTOONA, Wis. (WEAU)-- A crash shut down one lane of traffic on Highway 53 in Altoona Tuesday morning.

It happened near the River Prairie exit around 8:30. Altoona Police Chief, Jesse James, says there was a two-vehicle crash that caused a chain-reaction of crashes. One other vehicle crashed into the first two and another ended up in the ditch. No one was hurt.

One lane of 53 was closed for about 30-45 minutes.

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