Beloit, WI (March 17, 2020) – A very serious accident took place during the evening hours on Tuesday. The incident was reported at 7:11 p.m. and sources confirm that the incident took place between a semi and an SUV.
The crash occurred in the westbound lanes of I-90 at mile marker 184. There were injuries reported. The number of injuries and their severity has not been released. The Beloit Police Department and Beloit Fire and Rescue were on the scene to provide aid to the injured parties.
It is unclear how the accident took place. RPD continues to investigate the details of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties.
Injury Crashes With Semis in Beloit
Accidents that have a large semi involved will often result in catastrophic outcomes. In 2017, there were 4,102 deaths in accidents that involved semi-trucks. Each year the country faces approximately 116,000 injury crashes involving semis. These monstrous vehicles weigh close to 80,000 pounds, and when driving at high speeds, they can do serious damage. Approximately 32% of crashes where a semi was involved takes place on an interstate while 52% are on major roads.
The Janesville semi-truck accident injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices understand that when you have been injured in a serious accident you need as much compensation as possible to help you obtain the medical care you need. The Rockford automobile accident injury attorneys at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will help you through the personal injury claim process so you can focus on healing and recovery.
Call us today to set up a 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 provide you options to move forward with a 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.