Crash scene

The semi-truck crash Friday morning, Jan. 24, on Hwy. 53 north of the intersection with Hwy. 8, closed down one lane of the highway for approximately one hour, according to the Barron County Sheriff's Department.

On Friday, Jan. 24, at 5:15 a.m., a 4-vehicle crash occurred on Hwy. 53 north of Hwy 8.

A truck lost control and struck a guardrail. Two semi-trucks traveling north collided with each other to avoid the crash, and a vehicle that was traveling behind the semi-trucks could not stop in time and stuck the back of one of the semi-trucks.

The crash caused one minor injury. One lane of Hwy. 53 was closed for about one hour.

The accident remains under investigation by the Barron County Sheriff’s Department.