(Portage) The Portage Police Department is investigating a weekend crash involving multiple vehicles. Authorities were dispatched to the intersection of New Pinery Road and Northridge Drive in the city around 3:43pm Saturday. Upon arrival, officers found the southbound lane of New Pinery Road completely blocked off due to the collision. The intersection remained closed for approximately one hour during the initial investigation and crash clean-up. Assisting at the scene were the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol, Portage Fire Department, Aspirus Divine Savior EMS and Blystone’s Towing.