Seven hurt in 40-car pile up near Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - One person suffered life-threatening injuries after a 40-vehicle crash near Eau Claire.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says the crash happened on I-94 at mile marker 85 on Sunday afternoon. Roads were slick with snow.

The DOT states that seven semis and 33 cars were involved in the pile up. Seven people were hurt--including the person who suffered life-threatening injuries.

No names were released.

The crash happened at 3:17 p.m.