Monroe, WI (April 22, 2020) – Wisconsin Highway 11 West has been closed down by authorities after an accident took place on Tuesday evening. The incident was reported to be an accident between a passenger vehicle and a semi-truck in Green County. The incident was called in at approximately 8:23 p.m.
The Monroe Polic Department and Juda Fire and Rescue were on the scene. Multiple ambulances were also present. Two people were injured, however, the types of injuries they suffered were not named. There has also been no confirmation on the severity of their injuries.
It is unclear what caused the accident. The MPD is investigating.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Semi-truck Injury Crashes In Monroe
There are over 15 million large trucks that travel the roads throughout the country in the United States. When a large truck of 80,000 pounds collides with a smaller vehicle weighted at just 3-4,000 pounds, it isn’t just the damage to the smaller vehicle that is of concern, but the devastating injuries to car occupants which can result. Each year there are over 116,000 injury crashes in the nation involving semi-trucks. Fatal accidents involving semi-trucks has been on the rise and is up more than 30% over the past 10 years.
There are a tremendous number of negative outcomes that can result after a major crash with a semi-truck. Missed work and wages, immense pain and suffering, significant mental distress, and increasing medical expenses for injury treatment are just a few. The Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are the Janesville automobile accident attorneys you want fighting on your behalf when you have endured a Wisconsin injury accident.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will help you with your personal injury claim. 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 are looking forward to speaking with you.
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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.