Crews free man from vehicle after crash

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Rescue crews needed the jaws of life to free a man after his vehicle left the road and crashed into some trees Saturday morning.

The crash happened around 9am at the intersection of Highway 37 and HH south of Eau Claire. The Eau Claire Sheriff’s Department says the man had a medical episode pertaining to diabetes, which caused him to veer off the roadway.

The man was conscious at the time he was transported to a local hospital.