NEW INFORMATION: Crashes near Menomonie involved at least seven vehicles; minor injuries

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- An LP tanker that ended up on its side has a lane closed on I-94 east near Menomonie.

Lt. Jeff Lorentz from the Wisconsin State Patrol says crews opened a lane to traffic at 5 p.m. Friday, and are no longer re-routing traffic at the crash scene. He believes one lane at the scene of the crash will remain closed for about two more hours. The crash happened around 2:10 p.m. Friday four miles west of Menomonie, which is just below the Knapp Hill. At least six other vehicles were involved in the crash. Lorentz said there were minor injuries, and none of the victims had to go to the hospital.

The tanker was partially on the shoulder at last report.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) --One lane of eastbound I-94 near Menomonie has re-opened after several crashes.

The WI State Patrol says as of 5:14 p.m. Friday, the left lane of I-94 eastbound remained closed.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) --Crews have shut down a stretch of I-94 east because of "numerous crashes."

The Wisconsin State Patrol says it happened around 2:10 p.m. Friday. The closure is about four miles west of the State Highway 25 exit at Menomonie.

The state patrol says the closure could last two hours. There's no immediate word on how many crashes happened, how many vehicles were involved, or whether anyone was hurt.

** Alternate Route: Eastbound traffic will take Exit 28 to State Highway 128, go north on highway 128 to U.S. Highway 12, east on highway 12 to State Highway 25, north on highway 25 back to I-94.

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