One person hospitalized after crash on Highway 12

EAU CLAIRE COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU)-- At least one person was taken to the hospital after a crash in Eau Claire County Monday afternoon.

It happened around four on Highway 12 and Elco Road, east of Altoona.
Our crew on the scene says two cars were involved in the crash. Traffic was backed up for almost an hour while deputies cleared the scene.

There's no word yet on what caused the crash or the extent of the injuries.

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