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Tour bus involved in Interstate 94 accident

Tour bus mishap sends passengers to four area hospitals

A total of 11 passengers and the driver were taken to area hospitals after their tour bus ended up in the median of Interstate 94 near Baldwin.

According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, 49 passengers were on the bus, operated by The eastbound lane of Interstate 94 near Baldwin was shut down after a tour bus with passengers aboard left the roadway at around 2:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7.

Tourcos Northern Tours of Eau Claire, when it went into the median at around 2:15 p.m. Thursday.

The injured passengers were complaining of sore backs and necks, according to State Patrol officials. They were taken to hospitals in Baldwin, River Falls, Hudson and New Richmond.

The unnamed driver of the bus was taken to Luther Hospital in Eau Claire with what officials termed as an undisclosed medical condition.

The crash remains under investigation by State Patrol officials.

No other information regarding the crash has been made available. However, when additional information on this incident is available it will be posted to when it becomes available.