UPDATE: More than 20 vehicles involved in Hwy. 51 pileup

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Both southbound lanes on Hwy. 51 were closed for hours Sunday near Brokaw due to numerous crashes, according to the Wisconsin DOT. 

More than 20 vehicles were involved in the pileup, which involved multiple crashes on slick roadways, police said. Drivers were detoured from CTH WW to CTH K while crews worked to clear the crash scenes.

In Eau Claire County, officials dealt with a major pileup Sunday that included seven semi tractor trailers and 33 cars. In the Eau Claire crashes, seven people were hurt including one person who suffered serious injuries.

No serious injuries were reported.