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UPDATE: 3 injured after crash on WIS HWY 213 near Evansville

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Rock County Sheriff

UPDATE (WKOW) — Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on WIS HWY 213 near Evansville Monday.

Rock County Communication received a call around 11 a.m. Monday reporting a crash between at least two vehicles with possible injuries on WIS HWY 213 NB/SB at County HWY M.   

Rock County Sheriff’s Office, Evansville Police Department, Evansville Fire Department, and fire and medical crews from Evansville, Footville and Janesville responded to the crash.

Investigators said a 70-year old Evansville man was driving a black 2015 Chevy Cruze southbound on County HWY M and didn't stop at the stop sign. The car then went into the intersection and hit a red 2018 Kia Forte. A 19-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man, both of Janesville, were in the Kia.

Wisconsin Department of Transportation reported all lanes of WIS HWY 213 NB/SB were closed for about three hours due to the incident.

The sheriff's office reported all three were taken to hospitals in Janesville. According to officials, the 70-year-old man received a serious head injury but listed in stable condition. And the two teens received minor injuries.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office said the 70-year-old man will be cited for failure to stop at a stop sign and failure to fasten seatbelt.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating the crash.


UPDATE (WKOW) — All lanes of WIS HWY 213 reopen just outside of Evansville after a crash with possible injuries.

According to Wisconsin Department of Transportation, all lanes in both direction of WIS HWY 213 NB/SB reopened at 2:10 p.m.


EVANSVILLE (WKOW) — Officials are responding to a crash with possible injuries that has closed all lanes of WIS HWY 213 outside Evansville.

Rock County Communications received a call after 11 a.m. Monday reporting a crash between at least two vehicles and possible injuries on WIS HWY 213 NB/SB at County HWY M.   

Rock County Sheriff's Office and Evansville Fire Department are responding to the incident.

According to Wisconsin Department of Transportation, all lanes in both direction of WIS HWY 213 NB/SB are closed. The highway is blocked from County Road A to WIS HWY 59 and Ahara Rd. to County Road M. 

This is a developing story.

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