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Semi- crash involving hazardous materials closes I-94 Sunday night

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River Falls, 54022
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

Interstate 94 was temporarily closed for a time about 9:25 p.m., Sunday when a semi-rig carrying flamable hazardous materials collided with a car, prompting a scare that stopped all traffic on the highway.

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Meanwhile, Washington Co. (Minn.) officers were hustling to direct water patrol deputies to warn boaters away from the area too.

Authorities on both sides of the river scrambled to close on-ramps and warn motorists streaming in from east and west.

Two westbound lanes were re-opened at 9:50 p.m. At that point, traffic was backed up beyond mile marker 8 into Wisconsin.

Responding with Hudson Police, fire and ambulance were North Hudson officers along with both the Wisconsin and Minnsota state patrols.

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