Two motorists were killed and six injured in a fiery crash late Monday afternoon on Interstate 94 in western Wisconsin, authorities said.
The seven-vehicle crash happened around 5:38 p.m. on westbound I-94 near Wilson in St. Croix County, the Wisconsin State Patrol said in a news release.
State Patrol troopers, St. Croix County sheriff’s deputies and multiple fire and EMS units responded to the scene, near the Highway 128 overpass. Two motorists were pronounced dead at the scene.
Highway video captured by MN Crime shows a white semitrailer truck moving at a high rate of speed and ramming into the back of a car and another semi, causing a trail of flames as the vehicles disappear from the camera’s view.
The State Patrol did not release release a possible cause of the crash Monday night, nor the identities of those injured and killed.
“Due to the complexity of the crash and the on-going investigation, another update will be given by 11 a.m. tomorrow morning,” the news release says.
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