Med Flight called to semi versus sedan crash on I-39/90 near Janesville, officials say

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JANESVILLE, Wis. – Two people were transported to hospitals Friday night after a semi versus sedan crash on I-39/90 near Janesville.

According to an incident report, troopers from the Wisconsin State Patrol responded around 5:20 p.m.

The release said a northbound Nissan Altima lost control and hit a temporary concrete barrier on the right shoulder before hitting a northbound semi in the left lane.

Officials said the sedan became caught under the semi’s trailer axles and was dragged for a short distance.

Semi driver Quentin Nelson, 55, was wearing a seatbelt and uninjured.

The sedan’s passenger, Shazia Khan, 29, of Lincolnwood, Illinois, received non-life threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The driver, Imran Sandozi, 31, of Lincolnwood, Illinois, was trapped under the trailer axle of the semi and was transported by UW Med-flight with life-threatening injuries. Both occupants were wearing seatbelts and had airbag deployment.

The highway was closed both directions near mile marker 169 because of the crash, but the blockage was cleared at 9:22 p.m.