At 7:00 AM on Friday February 25, 2022 a crash occurred on I-94 WB at Mile Marker 65 in EAU CLAIRE County near EAU CLAIRE. Assisting agencies included Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office, Eau Claire Fire and Rescue, and Eau Claire County Highway Department.
The driver of a semi-tractor trailer unit which was traveling westbound on I94 during a winter weather event lost control, slid into the median and down a hill where it struck a pillar of the eastbound I94 bridge which passes over STH 37.
The driver was uninjured in the crash and the semi unit was towed from the scene. The bridge sustained cosmetic damage from the crash, but an initial inspection indicated that it was not structurally damaged. The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.