Janesville, WI (February 1, 2020) – A major multi-vehicle crash took place on the northbound lane of Interstate 90/39 on Friday night. The incident was reported to have occurred at 5:20 p.m.
There were six vehicles involved in the crash. The collision took place north of the Racine Street overpass at mile marker 174.8.
According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, one person was injured after the crash. It was not confirmed what caused the crash but police have indicated that they are still investigating.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Injury Car Crashes In Janesville
In 2016 the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) reported that out of the close to 130,000 crashes that year, 43,669 people were injured as a result. Almost 100,000 cases of property damages were cited as a result of these crashes in the state. Across the country, there are approximately 6 million accidents and over 3 million of them will be injury accidents. Car accidents are the number one cause of personal injuries in the United States.
Should you have been hit by a negligent party on the road and you or a loved one was injured you must file a personal injury claim to pursue compensation. You will incur mounting bills to pay for our medical expenses, missed wages, pain, and suffering, and mental distress. With the help of an experienced lawyer, you increase your chances of obtaining a fair settlement in your case. The Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are Janesville automobile accident attorneys who have your best interests in mind.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will help you with your personal injury claim and take on the insurance companies so you can heal and get better. Call us today to discuss your situation during a completely free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 243-9686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will examine your accident situation and advise you on your best path forward.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.