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8 cars involved in two crashes in Rothschild

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ROTHSCHILD (WAOW) -

Eight cars were involved in two crashes in Rothschild Thursday evening.

The first crash happened at Grand Avenue at Highway 29 at 5:15 p.m. involving five cars, Rothschild Police Sgt. Brad Johnson told Newsline 9. Three people were taken to the hospital, two of which had minor injuries. A baby was also taken to be checked out, Johnson said.

The second crash happened about 30 minutes later not far away on Highway 29 at Grand Avenue. Johnson said three cars were involved. No one was hurt. Wisconsin State Patrol investigated that crash.

Both crashes have since been cleaned up.

Johnson said the crashes were not due to slippery road conditions.

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