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News: Accident closes section of WIS-16 in SE Columbia County

by | Oct 20, 2023 | News

COLUMBIA COUNTY, WI — Authorities were dispatched to a crash Thursday afternoon that blocked part of Wisconsin State Highway 16 in both directions near Fall River, according to 511 Wisconsin.

The collision took place on a stretch of WIS-16 at Steele Road and Savanna Road. It was first reported at 2:52 p.m.

Very few details have been released, but both eastbound and westbound lanes of WIS-16 were closed for over an hour, suggesting a major accident and a more involved emergency response.

Shortly after 4:00 p.m., crews had removed the scene from the roadway, restoring all travel lanes to traffic.

Local agencies have not confirmed any significant injuries in connection to the incident.

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