Car Crash Closes Highway Sunday Morning

By KBJR News 1

Car Crash Closes Highway Sunday Morning

July 8, 2012 Updated Jul 8, 2012 at 11:00 PM CDT

HAYWARD, MN (Northland's NewsCenter)---A car accident near Hayward caused officials to close both lanes for about 2 hours on Sunday morning.

The Wisconsin Department of Public Safety says the accident happened in Sawyer County on Highway 77 near Peterson Road at 12:30 a.m.

Motorists were asked to use alternative routes.

Officials did not release information about the severity of the accident or those involved.

Information is expected to be released Monday.