On 6/11/2023 at approximately 12:08 am, the Wisconsin State Patrol, Dunn County Sheriffs Office,
and Menomonie Police Department responded to a call of a wrong-way driver on I-94. The initial
investigation indicates a Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes when it
struck a Jeep Compass head-on at milepost 40 blocking all westbound lanes. Upon arrival, it was
discovered there were multiple injuries including one fatality.
The driver of the Corolla was identified as a 33 Year Old Male From Eau Claire, WI. His name is withheld pending notification of family. He suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The party in the Jeep Compass were identified as a 28 year old man from Chicago, Illinois; he is reported to have sustained injuries that were not life threatening. A 27 year old woman from Maple Grove, Minnesota as well as an 8 year old boy and a 6 year old boy were reported to have all sustained Life Threatening injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.