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Accident blocks I-94

News River Falls,Wisconsin 54022
Hudson Star Observer
Accident blocks I-94
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

An accident during an ice storm Saturday night at I-94 Milepost 3 delayed traffic for up to two hours and left one person in critical condition.

The Wisconsin State Patrol reported that the crash involved a semi and a passenger car. All westbound lanes were blocked. The crash was reported at 10:54 p.m. Saturday. All westbound lanes in that area were closed due to the accident and icy roads until 12:49 a.m. Sunday.

The driver of the car, Maiv Tooj Heu Yig Yang, 27, St. Paul, was transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul and listed in critical condition. She was driving a 2006 Toyota. The truck driver was Sakaria Mahamed, 32, from Las Vegas, Nev. He was not injured.

Responding to the accident were the State Patrol, St. Croix EMS and the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department. The accident is under investigation.