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Multiple-vehicle crash closes Clairemont Avenue Sunday afternoon

Published: Sep. 26, 2021 at 2:17 PM CDT
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - A multiple-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon closed one side of Clairemont Avenue at University Drive.

The Eau Claire Police Department tweeted that as of 1:44 p.m., Clairemont Avenue westbound was closed and advised travelers to use a different route. At 2:17 p.m., the ECPD updated its messaging and said that traffic would be reduced to one lane for “an extended period of time” and to avoid the area if at all possible.

Traffic was being diverted from Clairemont Avenue onto State Street east of the crash site during the road closure. At least three vehicles were involved in the crash.

No other details were immediately available from the Eau Claire Police Department. As of 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Eau Claire Fire and Rescue vehicles were present on the scene of the crash. As of 4:00 p.m., the Wisconsin State Patrol and other responders were on scene. The crash is under investigation.

An Eau Claire Fire and Rescue vehicle on the scene of a crash Sunday, September 26, 2021 on...
An Eau Claire Fire and Rescue vehicle on the scene of a crash Sunday, September 26, 2021 on Clairemont Avenue at University Drive.(Duane Wolter / WEAU)

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