Janesville, WI (January 30, 2020) – A traffic accident took place on Wisconsin Trunk Highway 11 and West Rockport Road on Thursday evening around 5:24 p.m.in Rock County. There were injuries reported as a result of the crash.
Authorities from the County Sherriff’s Office were at the scene to assesses the damages and provide aid. The number of injured victims and the severity of injuries has not been reported.
It is not clear if the injured victims were taken to the hospital for treatment. The sheriff’s office is still investigating the factors that lead to the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Injury Car Crashes In Janesville
Car accidents cause more personal injuries in the United States than any other hazard. There are over 6 million accidents each year, 3 million being accidents with injuries, and over 2.35 million people will sustain long-term injuries. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) reported that in 2016 there were almost 130,000 crashes throughout the state and 43,669 individuals were injured as a result. There were close to 100,000 cases of property damages that year from these crashes in Wisconsin.
After an accident where you or a loved one was injured by a negligent party, there are many reasons why you need compensation. Some of the damages you may be able to recoup include missed wages, pain and suffering, mental distress, and medical expenses. An experienced lawyer provides you with the best chance 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 guide you and answer all of your questions during the personal injury claim process. We will take on the insurance companies for you. Call us today to discuss your situation during a completely free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 2439686 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.