Janesville, WI (January 04, 2020) – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation reported an injurious multi-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck and a sedan at 5:39 p.m. on Friday.
First responders to the crash called a Med Flight to the scene to transport a victim with critical injuries to a local area hospital. The northbound lanes of traffic were diverted off to U.S. Highway 14 and 51 while an investigation into the circumstances of the collision took place.
According to Rock County dispatchers, firefighters, as well as police, were on the scene to help injured victims.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. The names of the parties involved in the accident have not been released.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Accidents With Semi Trucks In Janesville
In 2017 there were over 4,000 people who lost their lives in an accident with a semi-truck. Every year there are approximately 116,000 crashes with semi-trucks that end with injuries. In the past 10 years, the number of accidents with large trucks has increased by 30 percent. When a smaller passenger vehicle collides with a large truck like a semi, the destruction is often significant.
If you have been in an accident with a semi and sustained serious injuries the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are the Janesville automobile accident attorneys who will look out for your best interests. Insurance companies will engage in ruthless tactics and use aggressive adjusters to combat your claims and try to deny you a fair settlement.
The Janesville semi-truck accident lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices know these unfair practices and we will fight on your behalf so that you obtain the highest amount of compensation for your losses. 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 help you with your personal injury claim.
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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.