Three people were injured Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash in Lincoln County.
According to officials with the Somo Police Department, the accident occurred shortly after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 8 near Tripoli. Two vehicles collided and left the roadway. One of the vehicles struck a tree on the shoulder.
One person was able to free themselves from the wreckage, while two other had to be extracted by emergency response crews. One of the drivers was transported by helicopter from the scene and taken to Wausau-Aspirus Hospital for treatment.
Police have not released the names of anyone involved in the crash. The accident remains under investigation. The Lincoln County Sheriffs Department says alcohol was not a factor in the collision.
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