Police say the driver of the vehicle that was hit initially was hurt, although the severity of the injuries is unknown.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- A driver accused of causing a four-vehicle crash Thursday was ticketed.
It happened Thursday afternoon at the North Crossing (State Highway 312) and Jeffers Road in Eau Claire. Eau Claire police say the driver of a vehicle that was headed east on the North Crossing reached for something and took his eyes off the road. When he looked up, officers say traffic had stopped in front of him, and he rear-ended another vehicle. It hit two other vehicles in front of it, including a semi. The second vehicle was lodged in the semi after they collided.