Janesville, WI (January 08, 2020) – A rollover accident took place today in Janesville that resulted in injuries. The multi-vehicle accident occurred at approximately 1:09 pm in Janesville on Wednesday.
According to reports, two vans collided at the intersection of Center Avenue and Johnson Street. The vehicles involved in this crash were described as a maroon Dodge Caravan and the other vehicle was described as a navy blue passenger vehicle.
The force of the impact caused the Dodge minivan to flip over onto its side with the navy passenger car wedged beneath it.
The Janesville Police Department and the Janesville Fire Department, as well as at least one ambulance, came to work the scene. There were serious injuries reported as a result of the crash.
Witnesses say that the accident looked bad. The police closed one lane down and blocked off the scene. They redirected traffic in both directions to another lane.
It was advised to avoid the area of Center Avenue and Johnson Street where the incident took place.
Police are actively investigating the cause of this crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties and everyone who was affected by this crash.
Crashes With Injuries In Janesville
In 2017, by the month of June Wisconsin had 239 fatalities that resulted from 217 traffic accidents. Rural streets versus more urban areas have vastly different accident statistics. Urban streets by far saw the most accidents in Wisconsin. In 2016 there were over 48,000 crashes in urban areas while the lowest amount of crashes were on more rural city streets. There were a bit over 4,000 accidents on those roads rural roads that year.
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