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MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW) -
A two car accident on Highway 51 near Rothschild backed up traffic for hours.
According to the Marathon County Sheriff's department a truck trailing farm equipment blew a tire, causing the truck to lose control and crash into the median. Police say the farm equipment swung from behind the truck due to the force of the crash and hit a van.
Police say the driver of the van was transported to Aspirus with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the truck suffered no injuries.
Police warn people traveling on 51 N through Rothschild that traffic is still moving slowly. Investigators are still on the scene.
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